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Obsequens, Julius

OBSEQUENS, JULIUS, a Latin writer of uncertain date, generally placed about the middle of the 4th century A.D. He is the author of a small extant work De prodigiis, taken from an epitome of Livy, and giving an account of the prodigies and portents that occurred in Rome between 249-12 B.C.

The editio princeps was published by Aldus (1508) ; later editions by F. Oudendorp (1720) and O. Jahn (1853, with the periochae of Livy).

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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