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Nepos

[ nee-pos, nep-os ]

noun

  1. Cornelius, 99?–24? b.c., Roman biographer and historian.


Nepos

/ ˈniːpɒs /

noun

  1. NeposCornelius?100 bc?25 bcMRomanHISTORY: historianWRITING: biographer Cornelius. ?100–?25 bc , Roman historian and biographer; author of De Viris illustribus


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These coins showed Julius Nepos at first and then, after Nepos’s death in 480, they featured the busts of the Eastern Roman emperors who reigned in Constantinople.

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Most of these men were assembled this night beneath the gilded roof of Caius Nepos' house.

He himself had been silent for the past ten minutes, doing full justice to this second relay of Caius Nepos' hospitality.

Caius Nepos could find no objection to this, even though the question of voting was in no way to his liking.

But Caius Nepos was smiling blandly: the ire of Hortensius pleased him even though he did not understand its cause.

Bring forth thy tablets, O Caius Nepos, and we'll put the matter to the vote.

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