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Definition of the noun Anicetus

What does Anicetus mean as a name of something?

Anicetus is a genus of Encyrtidae, described by Howard in 1896.

Anicetus is a genus of Encyrtinae.


Who is Anicetus?

Anicetus was the leader of an unsuccessful anti-Roman uprising in Colchis in 69. Formerly a freedman of King Polemon II of Pontus, Anicetus commanded the royal fleet until Polemonia was converted into a Roman province under Emperor Nero in 63. During the civil war following Nero’s death, Anicetus sided with Vitellius and led a general insurrection against Vespasian in Trapezus and Colchis 69. The rebels destroyed the Roman fleet in a sudden attack on Trapezus and then turned to piracy using a type of boat known as camarae.

  • born in Rome
  • profession: Pirate
  • died in (1947 years ago) in Lazica


Anicetus is the fictional representation for Anicetus, a Roman freedman who was at Emperor Nero's service.

Phrases with Anicetus

  1. Anicetus Eöus
  2. Anicetus Eous
  3. Anicetus Felix
  4. Anicetus Thymi
  5. Anicetus Parvus
  6. Anicetus Primus
  7. Anicetus Thanhi
  8. Anicetus Aquilus
  9. Anicetus Dodonia
  10. Anicetus Fotsyae
  11. Anicetus Howardi
  12. Anicetus Rubensi
  13. Anicetus Angustus
  14. Anicetus Anneckei
  15. Anicetus Ashmeadi
  16. Anicetus Communis
  17. Anicetus Italicus
  18. Anicetus Nyasicus
  19. Anicetus Ohgushii
  20. Genus Anicetus

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Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints (2003)

by Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson, Stephen Bunson

Anicetus (d.c. 305) > A martyr of Nicomedia (in modern Turkey), with Photinus and other companions. These martyrs are recorded as being blood relatives, all falling victim to the persecutions under Emperor Diocletian (r. 284-305). Feast day: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Christianity, Second Edition (2013)

by Everett Ferguson

TheGnostic Valentinus wasinRome until Anicetus«s time. Hegesippus, authorofa work against Gnosticism, and Justin Martyr ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1912)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Andrew Alphonsus MacErlean

The most ancient list of popes is one made by Hegesippus in the time of Pope Anicetus, c. 160 (Harnack ascribes it to an unknown author under Soter, c. 170), cited by St. Epiphanius (Hser., xxvii, 6). It seems to have been used by St. Irenseus ...

Google previewThe biographical dictionary of the Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge-- (1843)

by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

One epistle is also falsely ascribed to Anicetus, addressed " Uni- versis Ecclesiis per Galliae Provincias consti- tutis." G. W. ANICH, PETER, was born February, 22 . 1723, near Innsbruck, in the condition of a peasant. At the age of twenty-eight, ...

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Scrabble value of A1N1I1C3E1T1U1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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