Balbus sentence example

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  • Cornelius Balbus, exercised considerable influence in the city.
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  • The subscription of the Vatican MS., which adds the name Setinus Balbus, points to his having been a native of Setia in Latium.
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  • Cornelius Balbus Minor,who captured Ghadames(Cydamus).
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  • Of the Acilii Balbi, one Manius Acilius Balbus was consul in 150 B.C., another in 114.
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  • Antonius Balbus, praetor in Sicily in 82 B.C., and Marcus Atius Balbus, who married Julia, a sister of Caesar, and had a daughter Atia, mother of Augustus.
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  • Lucius Cornelius Balbus (called Major to distinguish him from his nephew) was born early in the last century B.C. He is generally considered to have been of Phoenician origin.
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  • His position as a naturalized foreigner, his influence and his wealth naturally made Balbus many enemies, who in 56 put up a native of Gades to prosecute him for illegally assuming the rights of a Roman citizen, a charge directed against the triumvirs equally with himself.
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  • Subsequently, Balbus became Caesar's private secretary, and Cicero was obliged to ask for his good offices with Caesar.
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  • After Caesar's murder, Balbus seems to have attached himself to Octavian; in 43 or 42 he was praetor, and in 40 consul - an honour then for the first time conferred on an alien.
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  • Balbus kept a diary of the chief events in his own and Caesar's life (Suetonius, Caesar, 81).
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  • Lucius Cornelius Balbus (called Minor), nephew of the above, received the Roman citizenship at the same time as his uncle.
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  • Balbus appears to have given some attention to literature.
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  • Balbus, speaking as a Stoic, discusses the existence of the gods, nature, the government of the world and providence.
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  • Cotta criticizes the views of Balbus.
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  • Atius Balbus, and sister of Julius Caesar, and it was this connexion with the great dictator which determined his career.
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  • Gades, once Phoenician, gained, by Caesars favor and the intercession of Balbus, a Roman municipal charter as municipium: that is, its citizens were regarded as sufficiently Romanized to be granted both the Roman personal franchise and the Roman city-rights.
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  • Michael Balbus was reared in Phrygia among Montanists.
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  • The theologians whom Louis the Pious convened at Paris in 825, to answer the letter received from the iconoclast emperor Michael Balbus, were as hostile to the orthodox Greeks as to the image-worshippers, and did not scruple to censure Pope Adrian for having approved of the empress Irene's attitude.
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  • In 19 Balbus defeated the Garamantes, and on the 27th of March in that year received the honour of a triumph, which was then for the first time granted to one who was not a Roman citizen by birth, and for the last time to a private individual.
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