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Cassiodorus

[kas-ee-uh-dawr-uh s, -dohr-] /ˌkæs i əˈdɔr əs, -ˈdoʊr-/
noun
1.
Flavius Magnus Aurelius, died a.d. 575, Roman statesman and writer.
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  • Few documents that Cassiodorus could have handed down to posterity would have been more valuable.

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
  • We can go at once to the fountain-head for information as to the character of Cassiodorus.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • This is an important passage, as illustrating the nature of the office which Cassiodorus held as Consiliarius to his father.

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
  • The statement of Cassiodorus that he translated Nicomachus is rhetorical.

  • The other most important work of Cassiodorus is the collection of letters called the Vari, in twelve books.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • But if you wish to know the times, you must read Cassiodorus thoroughly.

    The Roman and the Teuton Charles Kingsley
  • The chief chemical ingredients are, as stated by Cassiodorus, salt and sulphur.

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
  • Lictor, apostrophised by Cassiodorus in his 'Indulgentia,' xi.

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
  • The chief record of his reign is in the collection of twelve books of public epistles composed in his name by Cassiodorus.

  • Does Cassiodorus mean 'like the water-fowl,' or 'like the Cyclades?'

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
British Dictionary definitions for Cassiodorus

Cassiodorus

/ˌkæsɪəʊˈdɔːrəs/
noun
1.
Flavius Magnus Aurelius (ˈfleɪvɪəs ˈmæɡnəs ɔːˈriːlɪəs). ?490–?585 ad, Roman statesman, writer, and monk; author of Variae, a collection of official documents written for the Ostrogoths
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