Dionysius of Halicarnassus
biographical name flourished circa 20 B.C. Greek scholar

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  • Dionysius of Halicarnassus — (Greek: Διονύσιος Ἀλεξάνδρου Ἁλικαρνᾱσσεύς, Dionysios son of Aléxandros, of Halikarnassós, c. 60 BC–after 7 BC) was a Greek historian and teacher of rhetoric, who flourished during the reign of Caesar Augustus. His literary style was Attistic… …   Wikipedia

  • Dionysius of Halicarnassus — fl. 1st cent. B.C.; Gr. critic & historian in Rome …   English World dictionary

  • Dionysius of Halicarnassus — died 7? B.C., Greek rhetorician and historian in Rome. * * * flourished с 20 BC Greek historian and teacher of rhetoric. Born in Halicarnassus, Caria (Asia Minor), Dionysius went to Rome in 30 BC. His history of Rome, from its origins to the… …   Universalium

  • DIONYSIUS OF HALICARNASSUS —    a Greek historian and rhetorician of the age of Augustus; came to Italy in 29 B.C., and spent 27 years in Rome, where he died; devoted himself to the study of the Roman republic, its history and its people, and recorded the result in his… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • DIONYSIUS OF HALICARNASSUS —    The Roman historian active in Rome between 30 and 8 BC who supported a local origin of the Etruscans (sometimes defined as autochthonous) …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • Dionysius of Halicarnassus — Diony′sius of Halicarnas′sus n. big died 7? b.c., Greek rhetorician and historian in Rome …   From formal English to slang

  • Dionysius of Halicarnassus — /daɪəˌnɪsiəs əv hæləkaˈnæsəs/ (say duyuh.niseeuhs uhv haluhkah nasuhs) noun died 7? BC, Greek rhetorician and historian in Rome …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dionysius of Halicarnassus — died 7? B.C., Greek rhetorician and historian in Rome …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dionysius — The Graeco Roman name Dionysius, deriving from the name of the Thracian god Dionysus, was exceedingly common, and many ancient people, famous and otherwise, bore it. It remains a common name today in the form Dennis (Denys, Denis, Denise). The… …   Wikipedia

  • Dionysius — /duy euh nish ee euhs, nis , nish euhs, nuy see euhs/, n. 1. ( the Elder ) 431? 367 B.C., Greek soldier: tyrant of Syracuse 405 367. 2. Saint, died A.D. 268, pope 259 268. * * * (as used in expressions) Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot Dionysius I… …   Universalium

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