Flavian

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Flavian flāv′i-an of or pertaining to the Flavian emperors of Rome—Flavius Vespasian and his sons Titus and Domitian (69-96 A.D.).
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Usage

In literature:

Its honors are still preserved on the medals of the Flavian family.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 2" by Edward Gibbon
During my absence obey Flavian as you would me, and take care of our brother Paul.
"Thais" by Anatole France
That was in the earliest days; and then, as their intimacy grew, the genius, the intellectual power of Flavian began its sway over him.
"Marius the Epicurean, Volume One" by Walter Horatio Pater
The Flavians had won the day, the empire was Vespasian's.
"Imperial Purple" by Edgar Saltus
Flavian family, account of, 441; temple of, 495.
"The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete To Which Are Added, His Lives Of The Grammarians, Rhetoricians, And Poets" by C. Suetonius Tranquillus
So too, I say, touching the accursed games at the Flavian and elsewhere.
"Aurelian" by William Ware
THE TOMB OF THE FLAVIAN EMPERORS.
"Pagan and Christian Rome" by Rodolfo Lanciani
The disciples of Cyprian, martyred in this persecution, were Lucius, Flavian, Victoricus, Remus, Montanus, Julian, Primelus, and Donatian.
"Fox's Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe
It is hardly worth seeing after the Flavian and the Pompeiian.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
Flavian was driven from Antioch, Elias from Jerusalem.
"The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI" by Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
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In poetry:

For the owl that jibbers and blinks
In the arches the Flavian planned,
And the stare of the stony Sphynx
O'er the ribs of the fleshless sand.
"A Te Deum" by Alfred Austin

In news:

Born in Brunswick on January 27, 1948, he was the son of Lillian (Miller) and the late Flavian "Babe" Nadeau.
Otho and Vitellius reign briefly before Vespasian is named emperor and founds the Flavian dynasty.
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