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 (lo͞o-kŭl′əs), Lucius Licinius 110?-57? bc.
Roman general and consul. After achieving great success in Rome's war against Mithridates VI of Pontus, Lucullus returned to Italy and enjoyed a retirement noted for its self-indulgent luxury.


(Biography) Lucius Licinius (ˈluːsɪəs lɪˈsɪnɪəs). ?110–56 bc, Roman general and consul, famous for his luxurious banquets. He fought Mithradates VI (74–66)


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Lucius Licinius, c110–57? B.C., Roman general and epicure.
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Noun1.Lucullus - Roman general famous for self-indulgence and giving lavish banquets (circa 110-57 BC)
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Alas, I may say with Lucullus, if I could have anticipated the honor of your visit, I would have prepared for it.
Lucullus answered Pompey well; who, when he saw his stately galleries, and rooms so large and lightsome, in one of his houses, said, Surely an excellent place for summer, but how do you in winter?
He flung words of scorn at Lucullus and piled invectives upon Brillat-Savarin.
We had a glorious Christmas dinner, fit for the halls of Lucullus, and ate far more than was good for us, none daring to make us afraid on that one day of the year.
It was no mere meal, it was no coarse orgy, but a little feast for the fastidious gods, not unworthy of Lucullus at his worst.
General Lucius Cornelius Sulla (13878) confiscated Aristotle's library and moved it to Rome and Lucius Licinius Lucullus brought equally important Mithridates' library from Pontus in 71.
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The 1920s novel is often ascribed to the Okanogan writer Mourning Dove, with Lucullus Virgil McWhorter being listed as the editor, responsible for "notes and [a] biographical sketch" (Mourning Dove n.
A popular thickspeared variety is Connover's Colossal, but all male hybrids such as Franklim, Limbras, Lucullus and Cito, give higher yields with no energy wasted on seed production.
The antipasti list kicks off with mozzarella Lucullus, a baked starter of rosemary ham wrapped around housemade cheese, and works its way through carpaccio, bruschetta, slow-cooked calamari with capers and olives and several others to finish with salmon marinated in vinegar, olive oil and lemon.
Olmstead divides his life into six chronological chapters: "Family History," "Yale through the Cleveland Institute," "The European Period, 1925-1933," "The Decade 1936-1946," "The Trial of Lucullus through Montezuma," and "The Last Two Decades.
By a meticulous analysis ofthe composition process and the relevant dates, she shows that Dessau's modifications to the music of Lucullus after the first performance were made not in response to external political pressure but for artistic reasons, both musical and dramatic.