Nepos


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Nepos

(ˈniːpɒs)
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(Biography) Cornelius. ?100–?25 bc, Roman historian and biographer; author of De Viris illustribus
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I studied Latin because I believed that I should read the Latin authors, and I suppose I got as much of the language as most school-boys of my age, but I never read any Latin author but Cornelius Nepos.
It was his Cornelius Nepos that Master Edward was repeating when he referred to King Mithridates," continued the count, "and you interrupted him in a quotation which proves that his tutor has by no means neglected him, for your son is really advanced for his years.
first century BCE) in Book XV of his Library, and by Cornelius Nepos (c.
in rhetoric, and Roman exempla collections by Cornelius Nepos, Hyginus, Augustus, and Valerius Maximus.
La campagne electorale, [beaucoup moins que] aux allures d'un referendum centre sur la revision ou non de la Constitution [beaucoup plus grand que], selon l'analyste politique Rock Sosthene Nepos, a constitue un veritable [beaucoup moins que] galop d'essai [beaucoup plus grand que] pour le camp du president Thomas Boni Yayi, decide de mener des reformes constitutionnelles pour decreter [beaucoup moins que] l'imprescriptibilite des crimes economiques [beaucoup plus grand que], et une opposition qui l'accuse de vouloir briguer un 3e mandat.
Plutarch and Nepos later "smooth" over the incest charge by making Elpinice and Cimon only half-siblings and Elpinice older and born of Miltiades' first marriage; but Davies (1971) is right to dismiss this as wishful thinking by Plutarch.
There are further classical references to Sappho, Lucullus, Virgil, and to Cornelius Nepos, while the murder of a woman to preserve her honor from rape by the banditi of Rome is right out of Livy's De urbe condita or any number of Italian Renaissance tragedies, such as Pietro Aretino's Horatia (1553).
Notes on immature biology of two riodinine butterflies: Metacharis ptolomaeus and Napaea nepos orpheus (Lycaenidae).
Latin--Cicero reviewed; Ovid, Caesar, Nepos, and Sallust at sight; Prose Composition.
Esa luz, que brilla en las tinieblas, es tambien un dedo que senala al Estado y a la sociedad y les dice que mientras las victimas sufren en la oscuridad y el frio, los malvados, bajo el desprecio del Estado y la indiferencia de una sociedad que ha vuelto a ignorar el dolor y su injusticia, continuan intrigando, humillando, destruyendo, traicionando; les dice tambien que la deuda continua y que esa pobre y maravillosa luz seguira brillando hasta que haya una justicia para todos los Nepos y los Robertos.
The word Nepotism is from Latin word nepos , meaning nephew.
The best surviving example of this is a stone carving dated between the fourth and sixth centuries and found near Poitiers, France; it commemorates that "Martia the priest [presbytera] made the offering together with Olybrius and Nepos.