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Headword: *)/oqwn
Adler number: omicron,82
Translated headword: Otho
Vetting Status: high
The man who was emperor after Galba.[1] He was from a lowly and undistinguished family and had been a nonentity in his earlier life, but was a very close friend of Nero's on account of the similarity of their lifestyles;[2] and during his time as emperor he was unable to change ingrained habits because serious wars against him had immediately broken out.
Greek Original:
*)/oqwn, o( meta\ *ga/lban basileu/sas, ge/nous a)sh/mou kai\ a)fanou=s w)\n kai\ to\n e)/mprosqen bi/on e)ci/thlo/s tis kai\ tw=| *ne/rwni kata\ to\ th=s e)kdiaith/sews o(moio/tropon oi)keio/tatos: e)/n ge mh\n th=| basilei/a| to\n sunh/qh tou= bi/ou metelqei=n tro/pon ou)x i(kano\s ge/gone, pole/mwn au)tw=| xalepw=n eu)qu\s e)krage/ntwn.
John of Antioch fr.94 FHG (4.576), now 176 Roberto.
[1] Very briefly, in 69 CE, the "Year of the Four Emperors". On Otho see generally OCD4 s.v.; De Imperatoribus Romanis entry at web address 1.
[2] cf. epsilon 395.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; chronology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 September 2002@07:37:14.
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Catharine Roth (added link) on 29 September 2002@18:01:17.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 23 June 2013@06:13:45.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2014@02:54:41.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 28 November 2014@00:22:38.
David Whitehead on 29 January 2015@11:24:58.


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