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Velleius Paterculus Line breaks: Vel|leius Pat|er¦cu¦lus
Pronunciation: /vɛˌleɪəs pəˈtəːkjʊləs/

Definition of Velleius Paterculus in English:

( Circa 19 bc-circa 30 ad), Roman historian and soldier. His Roman History, covering the period from the early history of Rome to ad 30, is notable for its eulogistic depiction of Tiberius.

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