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Longinus British & World English

(Fl. 1st century ad), Greek scholar. He is the supposed author of a Greek literary treatise On the Sublime, concerned with the moral function of literature, which influenced Augustan writers such as Dryden and Pope

Longinus New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(fl. 1st century ad), Greek scholar

Gaius Cassius Longinus in Cassius, Gaius British & World English

(D.42 bc), Roman general; full name Gaius Cassius Longinus. He was one of the leaders of the conspiracy in 44 bc to assassinate Julius Caesar