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Daughter of Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus, married Caesar in 59 bc, cementing an alliance between her husband and father. Though Caesar considered divorcing her to marry Pompey's daughter in 53, her ...
Calpurnius Piso, Lucius

Calpurnius Piso, Lucius  

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(RE 99) (consul 15 bc)was called ‘the pontifex’ to distinguish him from ‘the augur’, L. Calpurnius Piso (1). Born in 48, son of L. Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus, Piso inherited ...
Calpurnius (RE 90) Piso Caesoninus, Lucius

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Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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in his youth probably served in Greece and rapidly rose to the consulate, which he held in 58 bc (with ...

Clodius Pulcher, Publius

Clodius Pulcher, Publius  

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Youngest of six children of Claudius Pulcher, b. c.92 bc. In 68 he incited the troops of his brother‐in‐law Licinius Lucullus to mutiny in Armenia. On his return to Rome he had been apparently ...
Iulius Caesar, Gaius

Iulius Caesar, Gaius  

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(RE 131)born 100 bc (Suetonius Divus Iulius 88. 1), of a patrician family without social equals, as descendants of Venus and Aeneas, but with little recent political success. His ...
Martial

Martial  

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[Na]Roman writer, born at Biblius, Spain, in c.ad 43, who moved to Rome in ad 66. The majority of his writings are epigrams which afford valuable information on every aspect of life at the time. He ...
Philodemus

Philodemus  

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(c.110–c.40/35 bc),b. at Gadara in Syria, d. probably at Herculaneum; he came to Rome c.75 and eventually enjoyed the favour and powerful friendship of the Pīsōnēs. One of them, Calpurnius Piso ...
Valerius Flaccus, Lucius

Valerius Flaccus, Lucius  

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(RE 179)son of (3), served under his father and on the latter's death fled to his uncle C. Flaccus in Gaul. He was military tribune under P. Servilius Vatia ...

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