the elder brother of Seneca the philosopher, who was tutor and for some time minister of the emperor Nero. He was "deputy", i.e., proconsul, as in Revised Version, of Achaia, under the emperor Claudius, when Paul visited Corinth (Acts 18:12). The word used here by Luke in describing the rank of Gallio shows his accuracy. Achaia was a senatorial province under Claudius, and the governor of such a province was called a "proconsul." He is spoken of by his contemporaries as "sweet Gallio," and is described as a most popular and affectionate man. When the Jews brought Paul before his tribunal on the charge of persuading "men to worship God contrary to the law" (18:13), he refused to listen to them, and "drave them from the judgment seat" (18:16).
You know, Henry, that gallio careth for none of these things.
But the English sceptic of the upper classes was generally a gallio.
Also (and he hopes this will turn out to be the case), gallio may already have remarried (21-22).
Yes, said gallio, significantly; he has been dragged to heaven with a hook!
Tibi is hardly possible, since an omen to gallio indicating that he had remarried would be superfluous.
It is with many of them the fixed smile of a mask, said gallio.
Cardinal gallio seems to have had a passion for extensive villas.
Antistia, said gallio,T7 is as pure and devoted a lady as you could find anywhere.
It is true that the Whig sat habitually in the seat of gallio.
But gallio dismissed the charges as concerning only the Jewish Law.