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Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus

Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus  

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(RE 73) (the triumvir),younger son of M. Aemilius Lepidus (2). As praetor 49 bc, he supported Caesar, then governed Hither Spain (48–7), intervening in the dissensions in Further Spain ...
Aemilius Paullus, Lucius

Aemilius Paullus, Lucius  

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(RE 81)elder son of M. Aemilius Lepidus (2) and brother of M. Aemilius Lepidus (3), the triumvir, accused Catiline de vi (of violence) in 63 bc. While quaestor in ...
Appuleius Saturninus, Lucius

Appuleius Saturninus, Lucius  

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Of praetorian family and a good popular orator, as quaestor at Ostia was superseded in his cura annonae by Aemilius Scaurus and turned against the ruling oligarchy. As tribune 103 he sought the ...
Cornelius Cinna, Lucius

Cornelius Cinna, Lucius  

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(RE 107)son of L. Cornelius Cinna (1), took part in the revolt of M. Aemilius Lepidus (2), joined Q. Sertorius in Spain, and was allowed to return, along with ...
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 ...
Iunius Brutus, Marcus

Iunius Brutus, Marcus  

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(RE 52)as tribune 83 bc established a colony at Capua. In 77, as a legate of M. Aemilius Lepidus (2), he commanded in Cisalpine Gaul (see Gaul (Cisalpine)), surrendered ...
Lucius Marcius Philippus

Lucius Marcius Philippus  

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Grandson of Quintus Marcius Philippus and of Appius Claudius Pulcher, after a demagogic tribunate (c.105 bc) omitted the aedileship, hence (probably) failed to become consul 93. Elected for 91, he ...
Lutatius Catulus, Quintus

Lutatius Catulus, Quintus  

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(RE 8)son of (1) above, escaped from Rome at the return of L. Cornelius Cinna (1) in 87 bc, but seems to have come back and become aedile. On ...
Mark Antony

Mark Antony  

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(c. 83–30 bc),Roman general and triumvir. A supporter of Julius Caesar, in 43 he was appointed one of the triumvirate after Caesar's murder. Following the battle of Philippi he took charge of the ...
Perperna Veiento, Marcus

Perperna Veiento, Marcus  

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(RE 6)probably son of the preceding, sent to Sicily as praetor c.82 bc, he refused to join Sulla, but abandoned Sicily to Cn. Pompeius Magnus (1). He returned (perhaps ...
Pompey

Pompey  

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(106–48bc),Roman general and statesman, known as Pompey the Great. He founded the First Triumvirate, but later quarrelled with Julius Caesar, who defeated him at the battle of Pharsalus. He then fled ...
princeps senatus

princeps senatus  

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The senator whose name was entered first on the senate list compiled by the censors. Once selected, he held his position for life (subject to confirmation by each new pair of censors), and longevity ...
Quintus Sertorius

Quintus Sertorius  

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(c.126–73 bc),an equestrian from Sabine Nursia, distinguished himself in the Cimbrian Wars under Marius, and in Spain. Quaestor in 91, then a senior officer in the Social War, he was thwarted by ...
senātūs consultum ultimum

senātūs consultum ultimum  

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‘the ultimate decree of the senate’, a modern term for a declaration of emergency (see tumultus).This decree urged magistrates, usually the consul or consuls, to take measures to defend the state and ...
Valerius Triarius, Gaius

Valerius Triarius, Gaius  

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(RE 363)defeated M. Aemilius Lepidus (2) in Sardinia (77 bc). He successfully served as legate of L. Licinius Lucullus (2) against Mithradates, taking several cities and winning a naval ...

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