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Vatican  

Bryan Ward-Perkins

Online publication date:
Mar 2016
Vatican, an extramural area of the city of Rome, on the right bank of the *Tiber around the mons Vaticanus. In the early empire the Vatican was the site of an imperial park (the horti ... More

Victorinus, Marcus Piavvonius  

John Frederick Drinkwater

Online publication date:
Dec 2015
Praetorian prefect (see praefectus praetorio) of the Gallic usurper, *Postumus, whom he succeeded in 269 AD after the ephemeral reign of Marius. Though he abandoned *Spain and lost eastern ... More

Victorinus, Marius, c. 285–c. 365 CE  

Stephen A. Cooper

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Mar 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Christianity
Marius Victorinus is one of the few direct links between the Platonist schools of late antiquity and Latin theology. A professor of rhetoric in mid-4th century Rome, Victorinus is perhaps ... More

Vulgate  

J. H. D. Scourfield

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Mar 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Christianity, Latin Literature
Latin version of the Bible. The first Latin translations of Scripture (Vetus Latina, Old Latin) began to appear in the 2nd cent. ce. By the late 4th cent., the situation was chaotic: some ... More

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