What are Gaius?

  • (noun): Roman Emperor who succeeded Tiberius and whose uncontrolled passions resulted in manifest insanity; noted for his cruelty and tyranny; was assassinated (12-41).
    Synonyms: Caligula, Gaius Caesar


Gaius, sometimes spelled Caius, was a common Roman praenomen. It is abbreviated C.; the abbreviation goes back to before the Roman alphabet distinguished between C and G, probably from Etruscan Cae or Cai, meaning unknown. In classical times, the name was pronounced in three syllables, Gā-ǐ-us .

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Gaius The Platonist
... Gaius the Platonist (2nd century) was a Greek or Roman philosopher, and a representative of Middle Platonism ... is known to have published a now lost nine-volume summary of Gaius' lectures on Plato ... On Plato and His Doctrine written by Apuleius may have been taken from the lectures of Gaius, but this assertion is now seen as dubious ...
List Of Roman Governors Of Syria - Proconsular Imperial Legates of Syria Palestina (135 AD To 193 AD)
... Marcus Annius Libo 164 - 166 Gnaeus Julius Verus 166 - 175 Gaius Avidius Cassius 175 - 178 Publius Martius Verus 179 - 182 Publius Helvius Pertinax 183 - 185 Gaius Domitius Dexter 187 ...
Lucius Valerius Flaccus (suffect Consul 86 BC) - Effect On Civil War
... See also Gaius Valerius Flaccus (consul 93 BCE) Role in civil war and Lucius Valerius Flaccus (princeps senatus 86 BC) Role in civil war ... At the time of the murder, Lucius's brother Gaius was governor of Gallia Transalpina and most likely Cisalpina, and also a recent and possibly still current governor of one or both of the Spanish provinces ... Gaius had either remained neutral or supported the Cinnan government until that point ...
List Of Merlin Characters - A - Alice
... episode, Love in the Time of Dragons, it was revealed that she and Gaius were very close friends before the Great Purge due to their shared interests, and were even engaged ... When the Great Purge began, however, Gaius was forced to help Alice flee Camelot by striking her name from Uther's lists and remaining behind to avoid ... Alice returned to Camelot, supposedly hoping to see Gaius again ...
Gaius - Fictional People
... Gaius Octavian (Rome character), Rome Gaius Helen Mohiam, Dune Gaius Baltar, Battlestar Galactica Gaius Sextus, Gaius Septimus, and Gaius Octavian aka Tavi, Codex Alera Gaius, Merlin Gaius Maro ...