Andronicus

Andronicus or Andronikos may refer to:

* Livius Andronicus (c.284 BC–204 BC), introduced drama to the Romans and produced the first formal play in Latin in c.240 BC
*Andronicus ben Meshullam, a Jewish scholar of the second century BC
*Andronicus of Cyrrhus (c.100 BC), Greek astronomer
*Andronicus of Rhodes (c.70 BC), Greek philosopher
*Andronicus of Pannonia (Saint Andronicus), an Apostle of the Seventy mentioned in Romans 16:7
*Andronicus, Probus, and Tarachus (Saint Andronicus), a fourth century martyr
*Andronicus of Alexandria, a soldier, martyr, saint, and companion of Faustus, Abibus and Dionysius of Alexandria
*Coptic Pope Andronicus of Alexandria (reigned 616–622)

*Five Byzantine Emperors:
**Andronikos I Komnenos (1118–1185)
**Andronikos II Palaiologos (1258–1332)
**Andronikos III Palaiologos (1297–1341)
**Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348–1385)
**Andronikos V Palaiologos (c.1400–c.1407), Co-Emperor with his father John VII Palaiologos
*Andronikos Palaiologos, Lord of Thessalonike (1403–1429)

*Three Emperors of Trebizond:
**Andronikos I of Trebizond (1222– [1235)
**Andronikos II of Trebizond (1263–1266)
**Andronikos III of Trebizond (1330–1332)

In fiction:
*Titus Andronicus, main character in the play of the same name by William Shakespeare, possibly named after one of the above-listed emperors
*"Andronicus, or the Unfortunate Politician", a 1646 satire by Thomas Fuller


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