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Symmachus

[sim-uh-kuh s] /ˈsɪm ə kəs/
noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 514, pope 498–514.
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  • This seemed to Theodoric to be the head of Symmachus, newly slain.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • This seemed to Theoderic to be the head of Symmachus newly slain.

    Procopius Procopius
  • Symmachus and Vigilius were also especially diligent in their care for the Catacombs.

    The Catacombs of Rome William Henry Withrow
  • But, says Symmachus, I will go more seriously to work, and more like a logician.

  • Symmachus the other leader of the patriotic party in the Roman Senate had memories of illustrious Page 264 ancestors behind him.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • To be accused was of course to be condemned, and Symmachus was put to death in one of the prisons at Ravenna.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • The friendship of my father-in-law, the venerable Symmachus, ought alone to have shielded me from the suspicion of such a crime.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • A little later, and yet another Ebionite tried his hand on the Alexandrian version; this was Symmachus.

  • The villa of Symmachus was the best and most perfect that remained in the Rome of Gregory.

    The Paladins of Edwin the Great Clements R. Markham
  • But Symmachus, ἐπινίκιος διὰ ψαλτηρίων ᾠδή; and Theodotius, εἰς τὸ νῖκος ὕμνοις, who must have read לנצח‎.

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