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agrippa

An obsolete term for footling breech presentation, see there.
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This passage makes several things clear: first, Agrippa considers naturals "kin to" automata; second, because the context in "which Aristotle makes mention," in his Politics (1253b.
In a way, Scott is right to describe the meeting between Surrey and Agrippa as something "said" to have happened, a matter of superstitious legend, as it were; there is no historical record of such an encounter, for Nashe's narrative is, of course, a (prose) fiction.
Of course, any good history book will list the names of Julius Caesar's murderers, but Agrippa can't wait that long - and I don't recommend you use that approach as a clue, either.
Shadows of the national institution reappeared under Herod Agrippa I, and, with more violence, during the Great Revolt beginning in 66 C.
the fascinating discussion of Agrippa in chapter three goes on extensively before indicating that he should be understood here in textual rather than historical terms, pp.
Thomas believes that the earliest versions held Herod Agrippa responsible for Peter's imprisonment and martyrdom.
The word is most familiar as the name of the Roman temple built by Augustus's close associate Agrippa in the 20s BC, and rebuilt by Hadrian c.
Though they represent two 4th-century Etruscan objects and one 4th-century Greek piece, they are displayed with Agrippa and Her Children Mourning Over the Ashes of Germanicus, an 18th-century oil painting by American artist, Benjamin West.
Agrippa, Augustus and Antonius all had villas here, but 2,000 years on it is now affordable to the masses.
Hollywood brought our generation ``Gladiator,'' and now Capcom gives us the story of Agrippa and Octavianus.
One of Tiberius' first acts in office was to order the assassination of Agrippa, the son of Augustus' most famous adviser of the same name.