Brother of Seneca the philosopher; mentioned in Acts 18:12–17 as proconsul of Achaia and judge in the case brought by the Jews against Paul. He dismissed the disputants. An inscription discovered at Delphi mentions Gallio and provides a date for his time in Corinth and so also for Paul's foundation of the Church there, 51–2 CE.

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  • Gallio —    The elder brother of Seneca the philosopher, who was tutor and for some time minister of the emperor Nero. He was deputy , i.e., proconsul, as in Revised Version, of Achaia, under the emperor Claudius, when Paul visited Corinth (Acts 18:12).… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • GALLIO — I. GALLIO al nom. Iunius, fr. Senecae, ab Nerone quoque interfectus. II. GALLIO proconsul Achaiae. Act. c. 18. v. 12. Item unus ex Dueibus Valentiniani III. contra Bonifacium missus, A. C. 426 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • gallio — ˈgalēˌō noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: after Junius Annaeus Gallio died ab A.D. 65 Roman proconsul of Achaia who dismissed the Jews accusation against Paul (Acts 18:12 17), from Latin : one that is Gallionic …   Useful english dictionary

  • GALLIO —    the Roman proconsul of Achaia in the days of St. Paul, before whom the Jews of Corinth brought an appeal against the latter, but which he treated with careless indifference as no affair of his, in consequence of which his name has become the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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