Sextus


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Sextus

threatens murder and dishonor to bed Lucretia. [Rom. Lit.: Fasti; Livy; Br. Lit.: The Rape of Lucrece]

Sextus

kills Ptolemy for the murder of Pompey. [Br. Opera: Julius Caesar in Egypt, Westerman, 52–53]
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AThe BBC comedy had vestal virgins, double entendres galore and Frankie Howerd in the middle of it all as the household slave of Senator Ludicrous Sextus, his wife Ammonia and their children Erotica and Nausius.
Among the topics are some blunt instruments of dogmatic logic: Sextus Empiricus' sceptical attack, the Italian academies and Rabbi Simone Luzzatto's Socrate: the freedom of the ingenium and the soul, the Jewish faith and scepticism: the example of Yeshayahu Leibowitz, doubt and certainty in early modern Kabbalah, and reports on the 2017 Sceptical Ateliers on Maimon's Lebensgeschichte and Simone Luzzatto's Socrates.
Books say Sixtus comes from a Greek name Xystus, meaning "polished", and should not be confused with Sextus, Latin for sixth.
Kelly repeats the old canard that Achilles and Patroclus were lovers in the lliad (71) and seems to misunderstand (91) the behavior of Sextus Pompey in Sh.
Lurcio the slave, Ludicrus Sextus, Senna the Soothsayer, Erotica and Nausius were characters in which Frankie Howerd comedy?
Para intercalar un dia cada cuatro anos, Julio Cesar ordeno: "repitase el sexto dia antes del primer dia del mes de marzo", es decir: bis sextus dies ante calendas martii, de ahi el nombre de ano bisiesto, que perdura a la fecha, aunque el dia intercalado ya no se encuentre entre el 23 y el 24 de febrero, como lo decreto el emperador romano.
The watershed moment for the emergence of classical skepticism in the early modern period is often said to be 1562, the year Henri Estienne translated Sextus Empiricus's second-century AD work Outlines of Pyrrhonism from Greek into Latin, making the principles of Pyrrhonean skepticism widely available to Europe's intellectuals.
Brennan, Tad, "Criterion and Appearance in Sextus Empiricus".
Again Rockmore grounds systematic considerations in historical figures, including those skeptical about perception and representation generally such as Sextus Empiricus and Nelson Goodman, and those like Schelling who claim that art's power transcends representation.
According to the geologist Duncan Keenan-Jones, lead author of the study, and his colleagues, a CE 97 account from Roman water commissioner Sextus Julius Frontinus is riddled with discrepancies and did not account for flow velocity, relying instead on a simple cross section of the water held in the aqueduct in the channels.
It is important to note that Sextus explicitly states that unperturbedness supervenes upon suspension of judgment about all things (see PH i 31, 205; AD v 144, cf.
poet Sextus Propertius, was reconfigured by Elena Shvarts as an ancient