Definition of Luculus
1. Noun. Roman general famous for giving lavish banquets (110-57 BC).
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Literary usage of Luculus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Hellenic Origins of Christian Asceticism by Joseph Ward Swain (1916)
"the time are his letters to luculus, which contain the best exposition of his ... In one of his letters to luculus, in a passage quoted in the last chapter ..."
2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"The genuine writings of Lucían that are extant number 124, not including some fifty epigrams. # LucUlus ..."
3. Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius (1859)
"... ie for doubling- a letter, is oí chief importance ; (compare the Siciliens of the ancient Latins, eg luculus for Lucullus, and in German the ..."
4. Goldsmith's Roman History by Oliver Goldsmith (1817)
"... luculus, hut soon found that Syria was otherwise disposed of. Upon his return to Rome, which was privately, and hy night, he was coolly received hy the ..."