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C GALLUS

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Originally appearing in Volume V11, Page 426 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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C GALLUS.--GALT,' SIR A. T. consul (166), and in the same year reduced the Ligurians to submission. In 164 he was sent as ambassador to Greece and Asia, where he held a meeting at Sardis to investigate the charges brought against Eumenes of Pergamum by the representatives of various cities of Asia Minor. Gallus was a man of great learning, an excellent Greek scholar, and in his later years devoted himself to the study of astronomy, on which subject he is quoted as an authority by Pliny. See Livy xliv. 37, Epit. 46; Polybius xxxi. 9, so; Cicero, Brutus, 20, De officiis, i. 6, De senectute, 14; Pliny, Nat. Hist. ii. 9.
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