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Zeuxis (4), Seleucid viceroy  

Simon Hornblower

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Dec 2015
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Zeuxis (4), important *Seleucid viceroy of the time of *Antiochus (3) III: Polybius 5. 45. 4 and 16. 1. 8 with Walbank, HCP and J. Ma, Antiochus III and the Cities of Western Asia Minor (1999) for ... More

Zeuxis (1), of Heraclea (1) in Lucania, painter, 397 BCE  

Karim Arafat

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Dec 2015
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Zeuxis (1), painter, of *Heraclea(1) in Lucania, pupil of Neseus of Thasos or Damophilus of Himera. *Pliny(1) dates him 397 bce, rejecting 424. *Quintilian dates both him and *Parrhasius to the ... More

Zoïlus, of Amphipolis, 4th cent. BCE  

John Francis Lockwood and Robert Browning

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Mar 2016
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Zoïlus (Ζωΐλος) of *Amphipolis (4th cent. bce), the *Cynic philosopher, pupil of *Polycrates (2) and teacher of *Anaximenes(2) of Lampsacus; is described by the Suda as ῥήτωρ καὶ ... More

Zonaras, Johannes, Byzantine historian and canonist  

Arnaldo Momigliano

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Mar 2016
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A commander of the body-guard and imperial secretary, he was probably forced to retire into monastic life after the failure of the conspiracy to make Anna Comnena empress in 1118 ce. Living in exile ... More

Zonas, of Sardis  

Alan Douglas Edward Cameron

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Dec 2015
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Zonas of *Sardis, author of nine *epigrams in the Greek *anthology from the Garland of Philip. If the Diodorus Zonas of Strabo 627–8, then he lived about 80 bce (see Page in GLP 2. 263–4). He writes ... More

Zoning in 20th-Century American Cities  

Christopher Silver

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May 2016
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American History
Zoning is a legal tool employed by local governments to regulate land development. It determines the use, intensity, and form of development in localities through enforcement of the zoning ... More

Zoos and Aquaria as Informal Learning Environments for Climate Change Communication  

Susan Clayton

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Feb 2017
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Climate Science
A great deal of learning takes place outside of the standard curriculum. School-based education is often insufficient to address climate change; many schools do little to cover the topic, ... More

Zopyrus  

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Mar 2016
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Zopyrus, writer on *physiognomy, known from his judgement on Socrates' appearance.

Zoroaster  

Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg and W. F. M. Henkelman

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Dec 2015
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Zoroaster, Ζωροάστρης (Ζαθραύστης, Ζαράτας), is the Greek form Old Iranian Zarathuštra. He is considered by Zoroastrian tradition as prophet of a new religion; the revolutionary nature of his ... More

Zosimus  

John F. Matthews

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Zosimus, Greek historian. Little is known of his life except that he had been advocatus fisci (see fiscus) and obtained the dignity of comes (see comites). His identification with either the sophist ... More

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