Lucian


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Lu·cian

 (lo͞o′shən) fl. second century ad.
Greek satirist. His two major works, Dialogues of the Gods and Dialogues of the Dead, ridicule Greek philosophy and mythology.

Lucian

(ˈluːsɪən)
n
(Biography) 2nd century ad, Greek writer, noted esp for his satirical Dialogues of the Gods and Dialogues of the Dead
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
The contemplative atheist is rare: a Diagoras, a Bion, a Lucian perhaps, and some others; and yet they seem to be more than they are; for that all that impugn a received religion, or superstition, are by the adverse part branded with the name of atheists.
Come, thou that hast inspired thy Aristophanes, thy Lucian, thy Cervantes, thy Rabelais, thy Moliere, thy Shakespear, thy Swift, thy Marivaux, fill my pages with humour; till mankind learn the good-nature to laugh only at the follies of others, and the humility to grieve at their own.
described by Lucian, Locke and other observers, but without much
White House correspondent for the far right website The Gateway Pundit, Lucian Wintrich, was arrested after he appeared to assault a woman following his "It's OK to Be White" speech at the University of Connecticut on Tuesday.
It was here that British painter Lucian Freud lived during the 1940s, creating several notable artworks.
Summary: Mumbai [India], July 26 (ANI): Mumbai City FC have retained central defender Lucian Goian to strengthen the defense of the team for the next two seasons of the Indian Super League (ISL).
Unconditional Unionist: The Hazardous Life of Lucian Anderson, Kentucky Congressman
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Critique: A deftly crafted novel populated with memorable characters and a consistently engaging storyline, "The Migrant" showcases author Lucian Leonte's rather impressive literary skills and will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to community and academic library Literary Fiction collections.
FACTUAL Artist Lucian Freud may be best known for painting people in the nude, but could this painting of a clothed man in a black cravat belong to the infamous British artist?
It's a PS500,000 question: is this painting of a man in a black cravat a genuine Lucian Freud - or a worthless fake?
The Saint Lucian insurance industry is regulated by the Financial Sector Supervision Unit.