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[sim-uh-kuh s] /ˈsɪm ə kəs/
Saint, died a.d. 514, pope 498–514. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • To be accused was of course to be condemned, and Symmachus was put to death in one of the prisons at Ravenna.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • But, says Symmachus, I will go more seriously to work, and more like a logician.

  • A little later, and yet another Ebionite tried his hand on the Alexandrian version; this was Symmachus.

  • Symmachus the other leader of the patriotic party in the Roman Senate had memories of illustrious Page 264 ancestors behind him.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • It was probably the younger Symmachus, the father-in-law of Boethius, who uttered them.

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
  • The friendship of my father-in-law, the venerable Symmachus, ought alone to have shielded me from the suspicion of such a crime.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • The deacon Symmachus was chosen for his successor, and his pontificate lasted more than fifteen years.

    The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
  • The villa of Symmachus was the best and most perfect that remained in the Rome of Gregory.

    The Paladins of Edwin the Great Clements R. Markham
  • But are we any more successful in disentangling the condition of religious beliefs in the time of Symmachus or of Ambrose?

    The Revolt of the Angels Anatole France
  • But Symmachus, ἐπινίκιος διὰ ψαλτηρίων ᾠδή; and Theodotius, εἰς τὸ νῖκος ὕμνοις, who must have read לנצח‎.

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