Dio sentence example

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  • See Dio Cassius lxii.
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  • Dio Cassius says that Bocchus sent his sons to support Sextus Pompeius in Spain, while Bogud fought on the side of Caesar, and there is no doubt that after Caesar's death Bocchus supported Octavian, and Bogud Antony, During Bogud's absence in Spain, his brother seized the whole of Numidia, and was confirmed sole ruler by Octavian.
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  • See Tacitus, Annals, xii.-xv.; Dio Cassius lix.
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  • Dio Cassius and Capitolinus charge Faustina with the most shameless infidelity to her husband, who is even blamed for not paying heed to her crimes.
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  • Of the very numerous works of Favorinus, we possess only a few fragments (unless the KopcvOcaKOs Xoryos attributed to his tutor Dio Chrysostom is by him), preserved by Aulus Gellius, Diogenes Laertius, Philostratus, and SuIdas, the second of whom borrows from his HavroSairrt iiropca (miscellaneous history) and his 'Airo,uvmuovEUµara (memoirs).
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  • Dio Cassius calls it the day of Cronos.
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  • Indeed even Gentiles helped them, so that the whole world (Dio Cassius says) was stirred.
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  • See Tacitus, Histories; Suetonius, Vitellius; Dio Cassius lxv.;: Merivale, Hist.
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  • According to Dio Cassius, Maecenas was the inventor of a system of shorthand.
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  • The chief ancient authorities for his life are Horace (Odes with Scholia), Dio Cassius, Tacitus (Annals), Suetonius (Augustus).
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  • The autobiography was used by both Dio Cassius and Marius Maximus.
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  • See Tacitus, Histories; Suetonius, Vespasian; Dio Cassius, lxvi.; Merivale, Hist.
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  • Dio Chrysostom, the adviser of Trajan, is the first Greek writer who has pronounced the principle of slavery to be contrary to the law of nature " (Mark Pattison).
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  • Dio Chrysostom, Plutarch's contemporary, declares that neither Homer nor Hesiod sang of the chariot and horses of Zeus so worthily as Zoroaster, of whom the Persians tell that, out of love to wisdom and righteousness, he withdrew himself from men, and lived in solitude upon a mountain.
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  • His father was Cassius Apronianus, governor of Dalmatia and Cilicia under Marcus Aurelius, and on his mother's side he was the grandson of Dio Chrysostom, who had assumed the surname of Cocceianus in honour of his patron the emperor Cocceius Nerva.
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  • After his father's death, Dio Cassius left Cilicia for Rome (180) and became a member of the senate.
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  • Before writing his history of Rome ('Pco,uacKa or `PcoyacKI `Iaropta), Dio Cassius had dedicated to the emperor Severus an account of various dreams and prodigies which had presaged his elevation to the throne (perhaps the Ev6Sia attributed to Dio by Suidas), and had also written a biography of his fellow-countryman Arrian.
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  • For the earlier period the loss of Dio's work is partly supplied by the history of Zonaras, who followed him closely.
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  • Dio's work is a most important authority for the history of the last years of the republic and the early empire.
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  • His biography, by Dio Cassius, is lost.
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  • When Pliny hesitates about a small affair relating to Dio Chrysostom (the Bithynian friend of Nerva and Trajan), the emperor betrays a not unnatural impatience in his response: potuisti non haerere, mi Secunde carissime (82).
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  • Some: light is thrown upon the lost plays by Dio Chrysostom, who in one of his discourses (52) describes his reading of the three tragedies, and in another (59) gives a prose version of the opening of the Philoctetes of Euripides.
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  • Our best authority is the 68th book of Dio Cassius; then comes the "Panegyric" of Pliny, with his correspondence.
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  • See Dio Cassius xxxvii.
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  • His extant works are - (i) a speech before Arcadius, De regno; (2) Dio, sive de suo ipsius instituto, in which he signifies his purpose to devote himself to true philosophy; (3) Encomium calvitii (he was himself bald), a literary jeu d'esprit, suggested by Dio Chrysostom's Praise of Hair; (4) De providentia, in two books; (5) De insomniis; (6) 157 Epistolae; (7) 12 Hymni, of a contemplative, Neoplatonic character; and several homilies and occasional speeches.
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  • See Dio Cassius xlix.-liv.; Suetonius, Augustus; Velleius Paterculus ii.; Josephus, Antiq.
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  • Dio Cassius mentions a bridge, possibly 3000 to 4000 ft.
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  • According to Dio Cassius, the Egyptian week commenced with Saturday.
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  • Other churches of some note are San Filippo Neri (1672-1772), the dome of which fell in just as it was approaching completion under the hands of Guarini and was restored by Juvara, and La Gran Madre de Dio, erected to commemorate the return of the royal family in 1814.
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  • She is accused by Dio Cassius and Capitolinus of gross profligacy, and was reputed to have instigated the revolt of Avidius Cassius against her husband.
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  • See Capitolinus, Marcus Aurelius; Dio Cassius lxxi.
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  • See Dio Cassius lxvii.
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  • But their fate is noticed by Dio Cassius, and its circumstances may be gathered with certainty from the condition in which the city has been found.
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  • According to Cassius Dio, a large number of the inhabitants were assembled in the theatre at the time of the catastrophe, but no bodies have been found there, and they were probably sought for and removed shortly afterwards.
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  • See Tacitus, Histories, ii., iii., iv.; Dio Cassius lxv.
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  • See Dio Cassius ixxi.
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  • Mutinies became frequent in all parts of the empire; to ore of them the life of the jurist and praetorian praefect Ulpian was sacrificed; another compelled the retirement of Dio Cassius from his command.
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  • His advisers were men like the famous jurist Ulpian, the historian Dio Cassius and a select board of sixteen senators; a municipal council of fourteen assisted the city praefect in administering the affairs of the fourteen districts of Rome.
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  • See Lampridius, Alexander Severus; Dio Cassius lxxviii.
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  • Brit., 11 General Louis P. di Cesnola (q.v.), American consul, was already exploring ancient sites, and opening tombs, in all parts of the island, though his results were not published till 1877.12 But though his vast collection, now 1 Dio Cass.
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  • Suetonius, Valerius Maximus, Appian and Dio Cassius all state that, at Caesar's funeral, a certain Helvius Cinna was killed by mistake for Cornelius Cinna, the conspirator.
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  • The history of the war is given in Dio Cassius, but the best commentary upon it is the famous column of Trajan.
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  • Some of the incidents given as facts by Dio Cassius are manifest absurdities; and Cicero paid more regard to the effect than to the truthfulness of an accusation.
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  • Very much no doubt of the substance of the lost books has been preserved both by such writers as Plutarch and Dio Cassius, and by epitomizers like Florus and Eutropius.
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  • Besides the poems mentioned above, he wrote hymns to Dante, to the Apostles, "Dio e popolo," &c. The chief merit of his work lies in the spontaneity and enthusiasm for the Italian cause which rendered it famous, in spite of certain technical imperfections, and he well deserved the epithet of "The Tyrtaeus of the Italian revolution."
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  • Some allusions will also be found in Dio Cassius, Pliny and Athenaeus.
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  • See Tacitus, Annals, xiv.; Agric. xv.; Dio lxii.
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  • Considering his long life and reputation Aurispa produced little: Latin translations of the commentary of Hierocles on the golden verses of Pythagoras (1474) and of Philisci Consolatoria ad Ciceronem from Dio Cassius (not published till 1510); and, according to Gesner, a translation of the works of Archimedes.
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  • See Dio Cassius, xlvi-xlix.; Appian, Bell.
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  • After them the district was called Orrhoene (thus in the inscriptions, in Pliny and Dio Cassius), which occasionally has been changed into Osroene, in assimilation to the Parthian name Osroes or Chosroes (Khosrau).
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  • Dio says she put on a sword, gave watchword, harangued soldiers.
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  • See Dio Cassius xxxvi.
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  • See Cicero's speech; Dio Cassius xxxvi.
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  • See Sallust, Catilina, 35.49; Dio Cassius xxxvi.
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  • The chief ancient authorities for the reign of Hadrian are: the life by Aelius Spartianus in the Scriptores historiae Augustae (see AUGUSTAN HISTORY and bibliography); the epitome of Dio Cassius (lxix.) by Xiphilinus; Aurelius Victor, Epit.
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  • Dante places persons guilty of simony in the third bolgia of the eighth circle of the Inferno: "O Simon mago, 0 miseri seguaci, Che le cose di Dio the di bontate Deono esser spose, voi rapaci Per oro e per argento adulterate."
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  • During the reign of Commodus, Dio practised as an advocate at the Roman bar, and held the offices of aedile and quaestor.
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  • See Urlichs, De Vita et Honoribus Agricolae (1868); Dio Cassius xxxix.
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