Paetus sentence example
- Caesennius Paetus, governor of Cappadocia, was ordered to settle the question by bringing Armenia under direct Roman administration.
- Paetus, a weak and incapable man, suffered a severe defeat at Rhandea (62), where he was surrounded and forced to capitulate and to evacuate Armenia.
- His nephew (as some say, though the degree of relationship cannot be clearly established), Publics Cornelius Sulla was consul in 66 B.C. with P. Autronius Paetus.
- Both were convicted of bribery, and Paetus subsequently joined Catiline in his first conspiracy.
- Abano in the neighbourhood was made illustrious by the birth of Livy, and Padua was the native place of Valerius Flaccus, Asconius Pedianus and Thrasea Paetus.Advertisement
- Asconius Pedianus and Thrasea Paetus were natives of the town; and Quintilian speaks of the directness and simplicity of their diction as Patavinitas, comparing it with the artificial obscurity of the writers of Rome itself.
- Like his father-in-law, Thrasea Paetus, he was distinguished for his ardent and courageous republicanism.
- Having been recalled to Rome by Galba in 68, he at once impeached Eprius Marcellus, the accuser of Thrasea Paetus, but dropped the charge, as the condemnation of Marcellus would have involved a number of senators.
- He was acquainted with their noblest representative, Thrasea Paetus, and he also came under the influence of Seneca.
- Paetus and Caelius; also in letters written by other persons, e.g.Advertisement
- Conspicuous among them was Paetus Thrasea, whose unbending virtue had long made him distasteful to Nero, and who was now suspected, possibly with reason, of sympathy with the conspirators.
- A Roman force under Caesennius Paetus was sent to restore Tigranes and re-establish Roman predominance.
- Paetus, however, was no Corbulo.
- Her daughter, also called Arria, was the wife of Thrasea Paetus.
- The life and death of Cato fired the imagination of a degenerate age in which he stood out both as a Roman and a Stoic. To a long line of illustrious successors, men like Thrasea Paetus and Helvidius Priscus, Cato bequeathed his resolute opposition to the dominant power of the times; unsympathetic, impracticable, but fearless in demeanour, they were a standing reproach to the corruption and tyranny of their age.Advertisement