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Tiberianus  

J. H. D. Scourfield

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Mar 2016
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Tiberianus, poet of late 3rd or early 4th cent. ce, precise identity in doubt. Most notable among his surviving compositions are a philosophical hymn to the Supreme Being, and the Amnis ibat, whose ... More

Tiberias  

Arnold Hugh Martin Jones and Tessa Rajak

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Mar 2016
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Tiberias, on the west side of Lake Galilee, was founded by *Herod (2) Antipas. Despite its Greek constitution, it was a primarily Jewish city. It was generally treated as capital of *Galilee until ... More

Tiberius, Roman emperor  

John Percy Vyvian Dacre Balsdon and Barbara Levick

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Mar 2016
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Tiberius, the emperor (Tiberius Iulius Caesar Augustus), was the son of Ti. *Claudius Nero and *Livia Drusilla, born 16 November 42 bce. Livia was divorced and married *Octavian in 38 shortly before ... More

Tibetan Book of the Dead (Bardo Thödol)  

Casey Alexandra Kemp

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Aug 2016
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Although in Tibet there is no single text directly referred to as the Tibetan Book of the Dead, this English work is the primary source for Western understandings of Tibetan Buddhist ... More

Tibetan Buddhism and the Gesar Epic  

Solomon George FitzHerbert

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Sep 2017
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In both eastern Tibet and in Mongolia, the Buddhist cult surrounding the figure of Ling Gesar (Gling ge sar) or Geser Khan in Mongolian versions is an outgrowth of Gesar’s standing as the ... More

Tibullus, Albius  

R. O. A. M. Lyne and Robert Maltby

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Mar 2016
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Albius Tibullus, born between 55 and 48 bce. A short Life, possibly derived from *Suetonius, tells us that he was good-looking (cf. Hor.Epist. 1. 4. 6) and well-dressed; also that he was of ... More

Tibur  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016
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Occupies a commanding site controlling the route up the Aniene valley (see anio) east into the central *Apennines. Traditionally founded before Rome, it was certainly a major settlement by the end of ... More

Ticida, Lucius  

Edward Courtney

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Mar 2016
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Lucius Ticida, a Roman eques (see equites) and partisan of *Caesar executed in 46 bce (BAfr. 44. 1, 46. 3), wrote poems like those of *Licinius Calvus and *Catullus(1) in style and content, including ... More

Ticinum  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016
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Ticinum, in northern Italy near the confluence of the Ticinus and *Padus (Po). *Hannibal defeated the Romans here (218 bce), but Ticinum itself is unrecorded until imperial times. In the late empire ... More

Tifata  

Edward Togo Salmon and Simon Hornblower

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Mar 2016
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Tifata, mountain overlooking *Capua and *Campania. The name allegedly meant ‘oak-grove’ (Festus 503 Lindsay). The basilica of Sant'Angelo in Formis has occupied the site of its famous ... More

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