Seneca's involvement in the Pisonian plot against the Emperor Nero resulted not only in Seneca's suicide but also Gallio's in the same year.
18 And Paul after this tarried there yet a good while, and then took his leave of the brethren, and sailed thence into Syria, and with him Priscilla and Aquila; having shorn his head in Cenchrea: for he had a vow.
Lucius Junius Novatus was the oldest son of the elder Seneca (c.
By a critical investigation of Lukan composition in Acts 18, we will attempt to identify the writer's presupposed sources and traditions and disclose the ways he modified these sources and for what purposes.
To begin with, however, I must clarify what I mean by such terms as "sources," "traditions," "redaction," and "composition," which are employed by interpreters in various ways. And the term "redaction" refers to the writer's appropriation and literary modification of written sources.
Delphi was the site of the most important oracle in the classical world, the Pythia, a priestess of the temple of Apollo.