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Balbus

(Lucius Cornelius Balbus) (băl`bəs), fl. 1st cent. B.C., Roman statesman, b. Gades (now Cádiz, Spain). He won notice for brilliant service against Sertorius, and Pompey brought him to Rome and had him made a citizen. Balbus helped to bring about the creation of the First Triumvirate (Pompey, Caesar, and Crassus) in 60 B.C. and thereafter was a friend and protégé of Julius Caesar. In 56 B.C. the conservative party, to embarrass Pompey and Crassus in Caesar's absence, charged Balbus with obtaining citizenship illegally. When the case came to trial, CiceroCicero
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, at Pompey's request, made a brilliant oration in Balbus' defense and secured an acquittal. Balbus at first was neutral, then openly favored Caesar in the struggle with Pompey. After Caesar's death he supported Octavian (later Augustus) and in 40 B.C. was made the first foreign-born Roman consul.
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The uncle of Balbus wished him to tend sheep in the Colonies
Sir Henry followed suit with a verse out of the Old Testament, and something about Balbus building a wall, in Latin, whilst Good addressed the Queen of Night in a volume of the most classical bad language which he could think of.
Freddy's power of stating in Latin that Balbus built a wall and that Gaul was divided into three parts did not carry with it the slightest knowledge of accounts or business: Colonel Pickering had to explain to him what a cheque book and a bank account meant.
Thus, WHO lists IAP as the "leading environmental cause of death in the world" and responsible for more deaths than malaria (Martin, Glass, Balbus, & Collins, 2011).
Voir aussi Isaac D Balbus, The Dialectics of Legal Repression: Black Rebels before the American Criminal Courts, New Brunswick (NY), Transaction Books, 1973; Starr et Fernandez, supra note 6.
Some of these tools and concrete actions aiming to identify and tackle multiple stressors and effects are also addressed in this supplement, and a review of the experience in the region with health-care facilities, including the PAHO SMART tool, is presented by Balbus et al.
Speakers during the climate change institute will include APHA member John Balbus, MD, MPH, senior director for public health issues to the director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and APHA member Kim Knowlton, DrPH, a senior scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council.
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scripsit enim Balbus ad me se a te quintum de finibus librum descripsisse; in quo non sane multa mutavi, sed tamen quaedam.
long High Mast in Balbus Garden, Sector 23, Chandigarh.
Balbus, Commodity Form and Legal Form: An Essay on the "Relative Autonomy" of the Law, 11 Law & Soc'y Rev.