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Aelian

(ē`lēən), fl. 2d cent. A.D., Greek rhetorician, b. Praenesta; his original name was Claudius Aelianus. He taught rhetoric in Rome c.220. His works, all in Greek, include Historical Miscellanies, stories of supernatural occurrences throughout history; and On the Characteristics of Animals. Both of these are largely extant. He also wrote Peasant Letters, 20 fictitious letters from farmers from Attica.
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Por ultimo, un fundus Aelianus es mencionado en un rotulo cursivo como lugar de origen del aceite contenido en una Dressel 20 fabricada en La Catria (Lora del Rio), con marca impresa SNR (CIL XV, 4294) y controlada fiscalmente en Astigi en 154, que quiza se refiera a la misma finca que la citada como origen del aceite por otro titulus pictus incompleto de 149 (CIL XV, 4243) en el que se lee (oleum) [A]elianum (20), pero, como subraya A.
Aelianus Tacticus was a Greek military writer of the second century AD, author of the military treatise On Tactical Arrays of the Greeks.
The volume deals with four Greek authors (Pindar, Aelianus Tacticus, Musaeus, and Agathias) and a Latin one, Aulus Gellius.
Several ancient writers (such as Roman Claudius Aelianus, about 100-140 AD) caught the matching the strengths between Milon and Titormos of Aitolia; he was either a herdsman from the mountains, or (more likely) a landowner, about whose strength Milon heard and decided to measure his fitness with him (arete).
In 2001, Berriman & Todd proposed a radical interpretation of the insurrection, which holds that Casperius Aelianus was Trajan's agent.
T]his attack upon Socrates was contrived by Anytus and Melitus as a prelude to their criminal accusation of him: this Aelianus expressly asserts, adding that the faction were afraid of his popularity, and therefore set Aristophanes upon him to feel the pulse of the people before they ventured to their public charge against him.
The Accusers (# 15 in the series), which takes place back in Rome, pits Falco and Helena's two brothers, Aelianus and Justinus, against corrupt lawyers.
Part 4 of the same volume(22) opens with three papers on Herodian, the best of which has Sidebottom attempting to shift interest from assessment of sources and reliability to interest and intentions, and then moves on to single contributions on Claudius Aelianus, Asinius Quadratus, the rhetoricians Cassius Longinus and Menander, Heliodorus, Nemesianus (most unusually only a couple of pages), Reposianus, the
Not mentioned in the accounts by Herodotus, Plutarch, and Aelianus, the source of Justinus's story of Semiramis's attempted incest is unclear.
These beginnings of modern warfare were heavily indebted to a reading of such classical authors as Julius Frontinus and Claudius Aelianus, and to a retrieval of the Greek and Roman strategy and tactics which rang the death knell for the radically different methods of the medieval world.
Plautius Silvanus Aelianus, the Moesian governor, launched a major expedition across the Danube at some point 62-66, in the crisis involving Transdanuvians, Bastarnae, Rhoxolani, Dacians and probably the Sarmatian Aorsi.
The usual characters aid him--his wife, the patrician Helena Justina; his overbearing mother; his antique-dealing, much despised father: his best friend Petronius Longus, an honest, hard-drinking cop; his favorite sister, Maia, a widow whose alcoholic husband has been eaten by a lion in the arena (for the gory details, read Two for the Lions); Aelianus, a feckless brother-in-law; and Anacrites, an old enemy and the Emperor's Chief Spy.