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[kas-ee-uh-dawr-uh s, -dohr-]
  1. Flavius Magnus Aurelius,died a.d. 575, Roman statesman and writer.
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Historical Examples

  • We can go at once to the fountain-head for information as to the character of Cassiodorus.

    Theodoric the Goth

    Thomas Hodgkin

  • There is a link between the library of Cassiodorus and our own country.

  • We know something of him from two letters in Cassiodorus, Epist.

  • There I found some consolation in reading Boethius and Cassiodorus.

    The Queen Pedauque

    Anatole France

  • The statement of Cassiodorus that he translated Nicomachus is rhetorical.

British Dictionary definitions for cassiodorus


  1. Flavius Magnus Aurelius (ˈfleɪvɪəs ˈmæɡnəs ɔːˈriːlɪəs). ?490–?585 ad, Roman statesman, writer, and monk; author of Variae, a collection of official documents written for the Ostrogoths
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