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  • Then it is sought to ascertain whether the Mishnah contradicts the decision of Symmachus (B. Ḳ. 35b; B.M. 102), according to whom the two parties should divide the object in dispute between them without swearing.

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  • In this corner, in the harlequin tights speckled with cherry red and pistachio green, Quintus Aurelius Symmachus!

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  • Libri contra Symmachum -- "Books Against Symmachus" oppose the pagan senator Symmachus's requests that the altar of Victory be restored to the Senate house.

    "The Hymns of Prudentius, translated by R. Martin Pope"

  • Ostrogoth, Theodoric, the assassin of Symmachus, and Boëtius, because I am a good Catholic, and he was an Arian.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Symmachus, whom he had assassinated — or unjustly executed; for it is precisely the same thing.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • [6608] Symmachus the orator in his days, to procure a general toleration, used this argument, [6609] Because God is immense and infinite, and his nature cannot perfectly be known, it is convenient he should be as diversely worshipped, as every man shall perceive or understand.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sua cuique civitati (Laeli) religio sit, nostra nobis, Tully thought fit every city should be free in this behalf, adore their own Custodes et Topicos Deos, tutelar and local gods, as Symmachus calls them.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Why was Theodoric, the King of the Goths, so suspicious, and so affrighted with a fish head alone, but that he had murdered Symmachus, and Boethius his son-in-law, those worthy

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • His parents dying early, he was brought up by Symmachus, whom the age agreed to regard as of almost saintly character, and afterwards became his son-inlaw.

    Consolation of Philosophy

  • Rusticiana, and the fair promise of his two sons, Symmachus and

    Consolation of Philosophy

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