Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa

(redirected from Agripa)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms.
Related to Agripa: Agrippa

Agrippa, Marcus Vipsanius

(mär`kəs vĭpsā`nēəs əgrĭp`ə), c.63 B.C.–12 B.C., Roman general. A close friend of Octavian (later Emperor AugustusAugustus
, 63 B.C.–A.D. 14, first Roman emperor, a grandson of the sister of Julius Caesar. Named at first Caius Octavius, he became on adoption by the Julian gens (44 B.C.) Caius Julius Caesar Octavianus (Octavian); Augustus was a title of honor granted (27 B.C.
..... Click the link for more information.
), he won a name in the wars in Gaul before becoming consul in 37 B.C. He organized Octavian's fleet and is generally given much credit for the defeat (36 B.C.) of Sextus PompeiusPompeius, Sextus
, d. 35 B.C., Roman commander; one of the sons of Pompey the Great. He fought for his father at Pharsalus, then went to Egypt and, after the battle of Thapsus, to Spain, where he continued warring against Caesar's followers after the death of his elder brother
..... Click the link for more information.
 in the naval battles at Mylae and Naulochus (N Sicily). Agrippa took part in the war against AntonyAntony
or Marc Antony,
Lat. Marcus Antonius, c.83 B.C.–30 B.C., Roman politican and soldier. He was of a distinguished family; his mother was a relative of Julius Caesar.
..... Click the link for more information.
, and his naval operations were the basis of Octavian's decisive victory at Actium in 31 B.C. He was perhaps the most trusted of all Augustus' lieutenants and rendered many services, notably in putting down disorders in both the East and West; ultimately he was effectively coruler with Augustus. His third wife was Augustus' daughter JuliaJulia,
feminine name in the Julian gens. 1 Died 54 B.C., daughter of Julius Caesar and wife of Pompey. By her grace and tact she maintained the bond between her father and her husband. After her death the two statesmen became open enemies. 2 39 B.C.–A.D.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

Bibliography

See biography by M. Reinhold (1933).

References in periodicals archive ?
En anos cercanos a los de Villena, la cantidad de obras dedicadas total o parcialmente al tema llama la atencion por su abundancia; lo abordan los medicos como Amaldo de Vilanova, Alonso Chirino de Cuenca, Diego Alvarez Chanca, Agripa de Nettesheim, y los teologos como Pedro Ciruelo, Bartolome Spina, Manuel del Valle de Moura.
Agripa currently markets posters on full-size 13m trailers on the Tesco fleet nationwide (The Grocer, November 6, p9).
Aparto la carta de Agripa, tomo uno de los papiros que habia traido Varo y empezo a leer la ultima obra de Virgilio.
Anos mas tarde, Schulten (1943:197 y 226-227) vuelve sobre las tablillas, especialmente sobre la I--Legio VII-Portus Blendium--, apuntando que todas las vias parecen realizadas durante o despues de las guerras cantabras, tal vez inspiradas indirectamente en el Mapa de Agripa.
No obstante, si tenemos en cuenta la posicion preeminente en la corte, en que para esas fechas Caligula mantuvo a otros dos reyes de atestiguadas riquezas como Herodes Agripa I de Judea y Cayo Julio Antioco IV de Comagene, no parece viable reducir a ello la muerte de Ptolomeo.
Ja a partir de sua ascensao, ele esta em pleno controle dos eventos, como no relato do assassinato de Agripa Postumo (I, 6).
Ni el Sanedrin (Hch 23, 9), ni el procurador romano Felix (Hch 24, 22-23), ni su sucesor Porcio Festo (Hch 25, 25), ni sus oficiales (Hch 26, 31), ni el rey Agripa (Hch 26, 32).
Filon nos relata que, cuando Herodes Agripa paso por Alejandria en su viaje hacia Judea, una masa de gente lo ridiculizo en el gimnasio con un mimo burlesco y, ademas, pidio que se instalaran imagenes del emperador en las sinagogas.
Los coqueteos de Descartes, a pesar de su escolarizacion jesuita, con la filosofia hermetica de Cornelius Agripa y con el proyecto rosacruz (pp.
El esfuerzo del mismlsimo Agripa de catalogar y ordenar el Imperio hasta "representarlo" en el porticus Vipsania en todo su esplendor es un dato elocuente (2).
Como Cornelio Agripa, soy dios, soy heroe, soy filosofo, soy demonio y soy mundo, lo cual es una fatigosa manera de decir que no soy" (Borges, 1996a:541) (10).
7, que es el propio y genuino significado de esta voz mago, que no solo comprendia en la antiguedad a los sabios, como (dejando de citar muchos otros) se infiere de Comelio Agripa .