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Agrippa

(əgrĭp`ə), in Palestinian history: see HerodHerod,
dynasty reigning in Palestine at the time of Jesus. As a dynasty the Herods depended largely on the power of Rome. They are usually blamed for the state of virtual anarchy in Palestine at the beginning of the Christian era.

Antipater (fl. c.65 B.C.
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Agrippa

Marcus Vipsanius ('m@:k&s vIp'seInI&s). 63--12 bc, Roman general: chief adviser and later son-in-law of Augustus
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Around the same time and in the same context, Cornelius Agrippa also mentions the making of a homunculus in book 1, chapter 36 of his De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres (Three Books of Occult Philosophy).
Yet Scott's source for the Agrippa anecdote proves its relevance, and partly confirms that Surrey's appearance in the text is meant to raise certain questions about print as a medium for poetry.
He's about to get a big thumbs-down for that and Agrippa has to save him by finding out the truth before it is too late.
Leading his former enemies, the Voscians, on a siege of Rome, he cold-bloodedly informs an imploring Agrippa, ``Mine ears against your suits are stronger than your gates against my force.
Herod Agrippa I, although sensitive to the religious sensibilities of his Jewish subjects had to cater as well to the non-Jews in his divided kingdom.
Come emerge dalla confezione editoriale (esce infatti nello stesso volume della versione italiana del De Nobilitate di Agrippa, in coda), l'Oratione partecipa esplicitamente alla querelle e rappresenta "un bon exemple de l'adaptation des theories neo-platoniciennes a un type de discours moins soutenu que ceux des Azolains ou du Courtisan" (55).
However, FBC spokesperson Agrippa Mugwagwa reportedly said that the only recapitalisation initiative that the group was pursuing was of FBC Building Society being implemented by the societies' two major shareholders.
This sense of lack of words in prose would underlie Agrippa d'Aubigne's great poetic project, Tragiques.
Andrea Palladio, Baths of Agrippa, sections and elevations.
Everitt describes Augustus's ability to form alliances with capable people, such as the general Agrippa who brilliantly fought all his wars.
Friends in High Places" (chapter 3) examines Philo and Josephus's descriptions of Agrippa in light of Roman notions of friendship and flattery.
As the Apostle Paul on trial before the Jewish King Agrippa II and the Roman procurator Festus declared, "this was not done in a corner" (Acts 26:26).