"the chief man of the island" of Malta (Acts 28:7), who courteously entertained Paul and his shipwrecked companions for three days, till they found a more permanent place of residence; for they remained on the island for three months, till the stormy season had passed. The word here rendered "chief man" (protos) is supposed by some to be properly a Maltese term, the official title of the governor.
You, Lysias, must be experienced in such matters, for publius tells me that you were the leader in all the games of Corinth.
Now it happened that the father of publius was lying ill from fever and dysentery.
publius was consul in 218, and after being defeated by Hannibal at the Ticinus, joined his brother in Spain.
"Go then," cried the Greek after publius as he hurried away.
In his last moment publius Gabinius had sought a terrible revenge.
I am very curious to know whether publius Scipio will like Euergetes.
Even then Cicero does not appear to have been alarmed, or to have been fully aware of what the object of publius was.
"You are angry without cause," replied publius calmly and gravely.
publius Servilius, who was employed on this occasion, defeated them in a sea-battle, and took most of their strong-holds.
Could publius no more cease to think of her than she of him?