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agrippa

An obsolete term for footling breech presentation, see there.
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Despite my best efforts, I was outvoted, as even the new teachers, except for Agrippa, opposed me.
We find this idea, although less clearly expressed, in Agrippa's De occulta philosophia (1533):
Ambition Contaminated: The Preface from Cornelius Agrippa
The cover, depicting a rather intense moment when Lee faces Agrippa, is detailed and compelling and fits the story well.
The modes of Agrippa are known today only because they were recorded by Sextus Empiricus, whose Outlines of Pyrrhonism and Against the Mathematicians are the only existing detailed accounts of Greek skepticism.
The plot involves two emperors (Trajan and Hadrian), two senior army officers (Maenius Agrippa and Pontius Sabinus), two locations (Camerinum and the northern frontier of Britain), two events (the expeditio Britannica and a visit by Hadrian), but, alas, only one secure date (Trajan's Parthian War).
Josephus writes in his histories that work on the Temple Mount was completed by King Agrippa II, a great-grandson of Herod.
Last, and most important, should be Doctor Faustus, a play problematic for its skepticism (very possibly indebted to Cornelius Agrippa, Of the Vanitie and Vncertaintie of Artes and Sciences [London, 1575]), demonology (indebted to Agrippa's Of Occult Philosophy, including the spurious fourth book), and background of contemporary debates about double predestination.
Friends of Liberty: Thomas Jefferson, Tadeusz Kosciuszko, and Agrippa Hull: A Tale of Three Patriots, Two Revolutions, and a Tragic Betrayal of Freedom in a New Nation.
Nezter, the highly decorated, fairly small theatre was built in approximately 15 BC, which was the year of the visit of Roman leader Marcus Agrippa to Judea, Emperor Augustus's right-hand man.
Paracelsus and Cornelius Agrippa, two alchemists of the time, claimed to know how to create a homunculus--a miniature, living man.
Hayley Smith, as the rampaging landlady Agrippa, looks right with her low-cut tops, and miniskirts but does not have the vocal power to do the role justice.