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1) Victorinus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Victorinus, (Caius Marius Victorinus Afer) (viktri´ns) (KEY) , fl. 361, Roman grammarian, b. Africa. He became renowned as a teacher of rhetoric in Rome and as an...

2) Terence. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Terence, (Publius Terentius Afer) (ter´ns) (KEY) , b. c.185 or c.195 B.C., d. c.159 B.C., Roman writer of comedies, b. Carthage. As a boy he was a slave of Terentius...

3) aardvark. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A burrowing mammal (Orycteropus afer) of southern Africa, having a stocky, hairy body, large ears, a long tubular snout, and powerful digging claws. Obsolete Afrikaans...

4) Winds. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...or Favonius; North-east, Arges tes; North-west, Corus; South-east, Volturnus; South-west, Afer ventus, Af ricus, Afric 'nus, or Libs. The Thra scias is a north wind,...

5) afar. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...distance: saw it afar off; traveled afar. A long distance: Tales from afar. Middle English afer, from on fer, far, and from of fer, from afar, from Old English feor,...

6) XCII. To Rufinus. Pliny the Younger. 1909-14. Letters. The Harvard Classics
...two brothers to be enriched by those who had the greatest aversion to them. For Domitius Afer, by whom they were adopted, left a will in their favour, which he had...

7) XXII. To Maximus. Pliny the Younger. 1909-14. Letters. The Harvard Classics
...hearing this from my tutor Quinctilian. I used, he told me, to go and hear Domitius Afer, and as he was pleading once before the Hundred in his usual slow and impressive...

8) §11. "An Enquiry into the Present State of Polite Learning in Europe" and its Reception. IX. Oliver Goldsmith. Vol. 10. The Age of Johnson. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...largely of the learning of Luitprandus and the philological performances of Constantinus Afer; but what touched him more nearly was the mercantile avidity and sordid...

9) The Friendship of Allius by Caius Valerius Catullus. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...et tua uita, et domus in qua olim lusimus et domina, et qui principio nobis te tradidit Afer, a quo sunt primo mi omnia nata bona, et longe ante omnes mihi quae me...

10) b. Economy, Society, and Culture. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...hexameter). The comic tradition was carried on by the highly regarded P. Terentius Afer (194-159), Caecilis Statius (fl. 179), and L. Afranius (c. 160-120). Tragedies...

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