Lady Augusta (Isabella Augusta Persse) 1852–1932, Irish dramatist.
Horace, 1898–1982, U.S. poet and critic.
James, 1638–75, Scottish mathematician.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “watchful.”.
Lady (Isabella) Augusta (Persse). 1852–1932, Irish dramatist; a founder and director of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin
masc. proper name, common in England and Scotland by mid-12c. (Pope Gregory I sent the men who converted the English to Christianity), from Late Latin Gregorius, from Greek gregorios, a derivative of gregoros “to be watchful,” from PIE root *ger- “to be awake” (cf. Sanskrit jagarti “he is awake,” Avestan agarayeiti “wakes up, rouses”). At times confused with Latin gregarius (see gregarious).
local officials, usually freedmen, appointed in various towns for the worship of deified emperors. Historical Examples Deputati.The first fifteen were called Deputati, the others were apparently known simply as Augustales. The Letters of Cassiodorus Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator) Augustales, highest class of Exceptores (shorthand writers), 104 n, 110; xi. The Letters of Cassiodorus […]
of or relating to Caesar, the first Roman emperor, or to the age (Augustan Age) in which he flourished, which marked the golden age of Latin literature. of or relating to the neoclassic period, especially of 18th-century English literature. an author in an Augustan age. Historical Examples It is they who have razed Augustan temples, […]
- Augustan age
of or relating to Caesar, the first Roman emperor, or to the age (Augustan Age) in which he flourished, which marked the golden age of Latin literature. of or relating to the neoclassic period, especially of 18th-century English literature. an author in an Augustan age. Historical Examples But a new stage of intellectual progress began […]
- Augustan confession
. the statement of beliefs and doctrines of the Lutherans, formulated by Melanchthon and endorsed by the Lutheran princes, which was presented at the Diet of Augsburg in 1530 and which became the chief creed of the Lutheran Church.