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Gallio (găl'li-o). Marcus Annans Novatus, brother of the eminent philosopher, Lucius Annæus Seneca, was adopted into the family of the rhetorician, Lucius Junius Gallio, and was thenceforth designated Junius Annæus Gallio. To him his brother Seneca dedicated one of his works, De Ira. He was proconsul of Achaia, under the Emperor Claudius, about 53 and 54 a.d.; when Paul was accused before him. Acts 18:12-16.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Gallio'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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