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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 953 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JULIUS OBSEQUENS, a Latin writer of uncertain date, generally placed about the middle of the 4th century A.D. He is the author of a small extant work De prodigiis, taken from an epitome of Livy, and giving an account of the prodigies and portents that occurred in Rome between 249–12 B.C. The editio princeps was published by Aldus (1508) ; later editions by F. Oudendorp (1720) and 0. Jahn (1853, with the periochae of Livy).
OBSCENITY (from the adjective " obscene," Lat. obsc...
OBSEQUIES (Med. Lat. obsequiae, formed after class....

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