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us: Gallus, Gaius Cornelius, 69 B.C.?-26 B.C.

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    • us: Gallo, Cornelio, 69 B.C.?-26 B.C.
    • us: Gallus, C. Cornelius, 69 B.C.?-26 B.C.
    • us: Gallus, Caius Cornelius, 69 B.C.?-26 B.C.
    • us: Gallus, Cornelius, 69 B.C.?-26 B.C.
    • us: Gallus, Gaius Cornelius, 69?-26 B.C.
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        (edtf) -0069?
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        (edtf) -0026
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      Gallus, Gaius Cornelius, 69?-26 B.C.Gallus, Gaius Cornelius,69?-26 B.C.
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    • found: Cornelio Gallo e l'elegia ellenistico-romana, c1984: t.p. (Cornelio Gallo) p. 9 (Caius Cornelius Gallus)
    • found: Enc. Brit. (Gallus, Gaius Cornelius, c. 70-26 B.C., Roman soldier and poet)
    • found: Enc. Amer. (Gallus, Gaius Cornelius, c. 69-26 B.C.)
    • found: Oxford classical dict., 1970 (Gallus, Gaius Cornelius, b. c. 69 B.C.; d. 26 B.C.)
    • found: LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Gallus, C. Cornelius)
    • found: nuc89-92906: The Impotent lover [MI] 1689 (hdg. on LU rept.: Gallus, Gaius Cornelius, 69?-26 B.C.; usage: Cornelius Gallus)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed January 23, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Gallus, Gaius Cornelius; Roman writer and prefect in Egypt, literary scholar; born in 0069 B.C.E. in Fréjus, in present-day France; first political appointment to the position of praefectumfabrum, supervisor of the corps of engineers, in Cyrenaica; first individual to assume the position of praefectus Alexandrae et Aegypti, who immediately decorated a square in Alexandria, the Egyptian capital, with an obelisk; recalled to Rome on a trial managed by the senate and was accused both of lésemajesté (treason against the reigning sovereign), and of conspiring against Augustus; condemned to exile and expropriation of property, he preferred to die by suicide; died in 0026 B.C.E. in Rome)
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