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Lon·gi·nus

 (lŏn-jī′nəs), Dionysius Cassius ad 210?-273.
Greek philosopher. The influential volume of literary criticism On the Sublime is traditionally attributed to him but is most likely the work of an earlier author.
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Longinus

(lɒnˈdʒaɪnəs)
n
(Biography) Dionysius (ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs). ?2nd century ad, supposed author of the famous Greek treatise on literary criticism, On the Sublime
Longinean adj
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Lon•gi•nus

(lɒnˈdʒaɪ nəs)

n.
Dionysius Cassius, A.D. 213?–273, Greek philosopher and rhetorician.
Lon•gin′e•an (-ˈdʒɪn i ən) adj.
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References in classic literature ?
Such were Aristotle, Horace, and Longinus, among the antients, Dacier and Bossu among the French, and some perhaps among us; who have certainly been duly authorised to execute at least a judicial authority in foro literario .
It was presented to Longinus, thought to hail from the Balkans and who had a son and daughter.
Another much sought-after biblical object, especially by politically powerful men, is the spear of Longinus. If you will recall, in the biblical story of the crucifixion, a Roman soldier, identified later as Longinus, pierced the side of Christ to see if he was still alive.
The Roman centurion, one of the four soldiers tasked to oversee Jesus' crucifixion, is Longinus, derived from the Greek word longche, or lance.
For example, around Everyday Super Market in Owerri, Imo State, 4 impostors in military uniform (Woodland camouflage), - Mr Chinedu Odogwu, Longinus Okelue, Oguzie Princewell and Kelvin Samalia were arrested while escorting a prominent female politician in a political party vehicle.
It reenacts the story of Longinus, the Roman centurion who pierced the crucified Jesus Christ with a spear, and his eventual conversion to Christianity.
Akbar started his career as a team dancer with Bollywood celebrities such as Arshad Warsi, Sajid Khan and Longinus Fernandes at the age of 13.
(The word "Moriones" comes from the term for the visors on the helmets of Roman soldiers who would be depicted hunting down their fellow centurion Longinus for believing that the crucified Christ was the Son of God.) With her penchant for detail, she would ascertain all was well by joining the traditional processions herself every day of the Holy Week.
The celebrity judges from Bollywood, choreographer Longinus Fernandes and music composer Arko Pravo Mukherjee along with dance judge Prachi Jaitly and singing judge Vaishali Dhande mentored over 100 participants.
Bob agreed to leave his friend alone to wrestle with the personal and the universal in the quest for the sublime, more than the ancient Greek Longinus might have conceived, and to encounter spaces never encountered before.
Prominent senators and aristocrats in the conspiracy included Lentulus, Cethegus, Longinus, and Paetus.
The choreography of the show is by Longinus Fernandes and Pushan Kripalani has been roped in for the show direction.