Appius claudius

Appius [ap-ee-uh s] /ˈæp i əs/ (Show IPA), (Appius Claudius Crassus) Roman decemvir and consul, 5th cent. b.c.
Historical Examples

appius claudius was seized with a criminal passion for violating the person of a young woman of plebeian condition.
The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08 Titus Livius

“I thought you said that appius claudius built the aqueduct,” said Mrs. Sprague.
Rafael in Italy Etta Blaisdell McDonald

The older appius claudius, here referred to, lived in the century that followed Plato.
The Best of the World’s Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume II (of X) – Rome Various

appius claudius, here called Sappyis, is a sergeant of police.
A Book of Burlesque Willam Davenport Adams

I intend to write about the crime of appius claudius, the Decemvir.
Selections from Viri Romae Charles Franois L’Homond

appius claudius, the censor, devised and constructed the first aqueduct.
The Book of Curiosities I. Platts

Now hear my advice; I have long engaged a painter who has been exerting all his skill to paint the fall of appius claudius.
Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy Friedrich Schiller

The only one of the old decemvirs reelected was appius claudius.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2 Various

When appius claudius came home from Spain, the senate voted that he should enter the city in ovation.
The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End Titus Livius

Stands there like the father of Virginia thinking of appius claudius.
If Winter Comes A.S.M. Hutchinson

full name Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus. 10 bc–54 ad, Roman emperor (41–54); invaded Britain (43); poisoned by his fourth wife, Agrippina

masc. proper name, from the name of two Roman gentes, perhaps related to claudus “lame,” which is of unknown origin. Related: Claudian.

lame. (1.) The fourth Roman emperor. He succeeded Caligula (A.D. 41). Though in general he treated the Jews, especially those in Asia and Egypt, with great indulgence, yet about the middle of his reign (A.D. 49) he banished them all from Rome (Acts 18:2). In this edict the Christians were included, as being, as was supposed, a sect of Jews. The Jews, however soon again returned to Rome. During the reign of this emperor, several persecutions of the Christians by the Jews took place in the dominions of Herod Agrippa, in one of which the apostle James was “killed” (12:2). He died A.D. 54. (2.) Claudius Lysias, a Greek who, having obtained by purchase the privilege of Roman citizenship, took the name of Claudius (Acts 21:31-40; 22:28; 23:26).


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