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  1. Sabinus is a fictional character from the 1968 film The Column.
  2. Sabinus is a fictional character from the 2003 film Pompeii: The Last Day.


"Sabinus" is an opera by the composer François-Joseph Gossec. It originally took the form of a tragédie lyrique in five acts. The French-language libretto, by Michel Paul Guy de Chabanon, concerns the revolt of the Gaulish nobleman Julius Sabinus and his wife Epponina against Roman rule. The opera had its first performance at Versailles on 4 December 1773 in the presence of King Louis XV, before transferring to the Paris Opéra on 22 February 1774. Sabinus was not a success, even in a revised four-act version, and was soon withdrawn. Assessments of the music has been mixed, but some modern critics share Gossec's view that Sabinus prefigures the revolution in operatic practice Christoph Willibald von Gluck would soon introduce to Paris.


Sabinus is an ancient Roman cognomen originally meaning "Sabine"; that is, it indicated origin among the Sabines, an ancient people of Latium. It was used by a branch of the gens Flavia, of the gens Calvisia, and several others, and is by far the most common of the cognomina indicating ethnic origin that were in use during the Republican and Augustan eras. Sabine heritage carried a positive stereotype of traditional values and trustworthiness, and since the cognomen may have been appropriated by some politicians for its aura of uprightness, it should not always be taken as a mark of authentic Sabine origin.

Phrases with Sabinus

  1. Copris Sabinus
  2. Nemetor Sabinus
  3. Papilio Sabinus
  4. Euselasia Sabinus
  5. Dolichopus Sabinus
  6. Mexiterpes sabinus
  7. Thalassema Sabinus
  8. Glomeroides sabinus
  9. Bolivaresmus Sabinus
  10. Leucothyreus Sabinus
  11. Myrmecodesmus Sabinus
  12. Species Copris Sabinus
  13. species Nemetor sabinus
  14. Species Papilio Sabinus
  15. Anelassorhynchus sabinus
  16. Species Euselasia Sabinus
  17. Species Dolichopus Sabinus
  18. Species Mexiterpes Sabinus
  19. species Glomeroides sabinus
  20. Species Bolivaresmus Sabinus

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Google previewA new and general biographical dictionary (1762)

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Qaique suam Træzen, impersectumque Dierum Deseruit celeri morte Sabinus opus, De Ponto, lib. iv. el. r6. There was Franciscus Floridus Sabinus, a learned mart, who fiourifted soon after the restoration of letters in the west, and died in the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

History and biography, vol. 2

Sabinus was at this time Procurator in Cesle-Syria, a man of unprincipled habits and avaricious temper, who made the duty of protecting the interests of Caesar a pretext for plunder, and occasioned disturbances in Jerusalem, which ...

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Scrabble value of S1A1B3I1N1U1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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