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Definition of the noun Libanius

What does Libanius mean as a name of something?

Libanius is a genus of Tanaellidae, described by Lang in 1971.


Who is Libanius?

Libanius was a Greek-speaking teacher of rhetoric of the Sophist school. During the rise of Christian hegemony in the later Roman Empire, he remained unconverted and in religious matters was a pagan Hellene.

  • born in (1702 years ago) in Antioch
  • profession: Writer
  • died in (1622 years ago)
  • read more about Libanius (writer)

Phrases with Libanius

Phrases starting with the word Libanius:

  1. Libanius pulcher
  2. Libanius Monacanthus
  3. Libanius monocanthus
  4. Libanius longicephalus

Phrases ending with the word Libanius:

  1. genus Libanius
  2. Thereus Libanius
  3. Spathius Libanius
  4. Brachypogon Libanius
  5. Ceratopogon Libanius
  6. Hypomicrogaster Libanius
  7. Papilio Demoleus Libanius
  8. Species Brachypogon Libanius
  9. Species Ceratopogon Libanius
  10. Subspecies Papilio Demoleus Libanius

Other phrases containing the word Libanius:

  1. species Libanius pulcher
  2. species Libanius monocanthus
  3. species Libanius longicephalus

Printed books with definitions for Libanius

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Google previewLetter Writing in Greco-Roman Antiquity (1986)

by Stanley K. Stowers

By "simple friendship only" Libanius means that the friendly letter is to be used for the communication of the affection and...

Google previewLate Achaemenid and Hellenistic Babylon (2004)

by T. Boiy

Libanius refers to Babylon's wall as a world wonder by saying that it is better "to build something small that pleases everyone than walls of Babylon that everyone disapproves of";. A second time Babylon is here mentioned as ...

Google previewFraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1842)

But the majority of the best-informed critics seem to agree that the friend of the sophist Libanius is the one to whom the authorship of these letters is to be attributed. Some, indeed, assert that the author lived in the fifth century, upwards of a ...

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Scrabble value of L1I1B3A1N1I1U1S1

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

Anagrams of LIBANIUS

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