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Gallio

(Junius Annaeus Gallio) (găl`ēō), d. A.D. 65?, Roman proconsul in Achaea; brother of the philosopher Seneca. His name was originally Lucius Annaeus Novatus. The "Gallio Inscription," discovered at Delphi, can be dated to c.A.D. 51. The Acts of the Apostles relates that he refused judgment on a question of Jewish religious law when Paul was on trial before him, and later would not interfere between SosthenesSosthenes
. 1 In the New Testament, prominent Jew at Corinth, beaten by the crowd when Gallio refused to try Paul for heresy. Acts 18.17. 2 Early Christian. 1 Cor. 1.1.
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 and his Greek assailants.
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