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Gellius, Aulus

Aulus Gellius (jĕl´yəs), fl. 2d cent., Roman writer. He was a lawyer who spent at least a year in Athens and wrote Noctes Atticae [Attic nights], a collection of discussions of law, antiquities, and sundry other subjects in 20 books (of which 19 and a fraction survive). The work is chiefly valuable as a storehouse of quotations from lost works.

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Androcles

Androcles In Roman legend, a Roman slave who ran away from his master and hid in a cave. Androcles removed a thorn from the paw of a suffering lion. When he later faced the same lion in the Roman Arena, the lion refused to harm him. He was immortalized in George Bernard Shaw's play Androcles and the Lion (1912).

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Androcles

Androcles a runaway slave (in a story by Aulus Gellius, 2nd century ad) who extracted a thorn from the paw of a lion, which later recognized him and refrained from attacking him when he faced it in the arena.

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Aulus Gellius

Aulus Gellius: see Gellius, Aulus.

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Androcles

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