Roscius

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Roscius

(ˈrɒskɪəs; -sɪəs)
n
1. (Biography) full name Quintus Roscius Gallus. died 62 bc, Roman actor
2. (Theatre) any actor
ˈRoscian adj
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I took what Joe gave me, and found it to be the crumpled playbill of a small metropolitan theatre, announcing the first appearance, in that very week, of "the celebrated Provincial Amateur of Roscian renown, whose unique performance in the highest tragic walk of our National Bard has lately occasioned so great a sensation in local dramatic circles."
La variscita es un raro mineral verde que fue profusamente empleado durante la Prehistoria Reciente de Europa Occidental para la elaboracion de adornos personales (Forde, 1930; Roscian et al., 1992; Villalba et al., 2001) y que en la Peninsula Iberica solo cuenta con tres afloramientos de entidad tal como para ser susceptibles de ser explotados: aquellos que se localizan en la comarca de Aliste (Zamora) (Arribas et al., 1971) y en los municipios de Gava (Barcelona) (Alonso et al., 1978) y Encinasola (Huelva) (Moro Benito et al., 1991).