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Aemilius (RE 114) Paullus (2), Lucius

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John Briscoe

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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became an augur in 192 bc and governed Further Spain as praetor in 191, with command prorogued for 190 and ...

Aulis

Aulis  

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The port in Boeotia where Agamemnon offered his daughter Iphigenia as a sacrifice to Artemis when the Greek fleet was becalmed on the way to Troy.
Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus, Quintus

Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus, Quintus  

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(RE 94)son of Q. Caecilius Metellus, fought under L. Aemilius Paullus (2) and was on an embassy sent to announce the victory of Pydna to the senate. He was ...
Cannae

Cannae  

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A village in Apulia in Italy, the scene of a great defeat inflicted on the Romans by Hannibal in 216 bc.
Cornēlius Scīpiō Aemiliānus Africānus (Numantīnus), Publius

Cornēlius Scīpiō Aemiliānus Africānus (Numantīnus), Publius  

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B. 185/4 bc as second son of Aemilius Paullus (2), adopted as a child by Cornelius Scipio, son of Cornelius Scipio Africanus. In 168 he fought under Paullus at Pydna. Back in Rome, he met Polybius, ...
Cornelius Scipio Nasica Corculum, Publius

Cornelius Scipio Nasica Corculum, Publius  

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(RE 353)son of P. Cornelius Scipio Nasica, son-in-law of P. Cornelius Scipio Africanus, and father of P. Cornelius Scipio Serapio, served with distinction under L. Aemilius Paullus (2) in ...
Fabius Maximus Aemilianus, Quintus

Fabius Maximus Aemilianus, Quintus  

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(RE 109)son of L. Aemilius Paullus (2) and elder brother of P. Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus, was adopted by a son or grandson of Q. Fabius Maximus Verrucosus. Both he ...
Fabius Maximus, Paullus

Fabius Maximus, Paullus  

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(RE 102)son of Q. Fabius Maximus (suffect consul 45 bc) was given as praenomen the cognomen of his ancestor L. Aemilius Paullus (2). An intimate friend of Augustus, he ...
imperator

imperator  

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A generic title for Roman commanders, became a special title of honour. After a victory the general was acclaimed imperator by his soldiers (see acclamation). He assumed the title after his name ...
Manlius Vulso, Gnaeus

Manlius Vulso, Gnaeus  

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(RE 91)was praetor in Sicily 195 bc and consul 189, succeeding L. Cornelius Scipio Asiagenes in Asia. Without specific authority from senate and people he led his army, by ...
Marcius Philippus, Quintus

Marcius Philippus, Quintus  

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(RE 79)was praetor in Sicily 188 bc, and consul 186, when he assisted his colleague Sp. Postumius Albinus in the suppression of the Bacchanalia; later that year he suffered ...
Marcus Pacuvius

Marcus Pacuvius  

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(220–c.130 bc),tragic poet of south Italian birth, nephew and pupil of Ennius. Titles of thirteen tragedies of the Attic (see tragedy, greek) type are transmitted. The themes of eight relate to the ...
Perseus

Perseus  

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(179–168bc), elder son and legitimate successor of Philip V, was born about 213/2. He took part in his father's campaigns against the Romans and then, as ally of Rome, against the Aetolians. Perseus ...
phalanx

phalanx  

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(in ancient Greece) a body of Macedonian infantry drawn up in close order with shields touching and long spears overlapping.
philhellenism

philhellenism  

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(in Roman republican history) is the nexus of two developments in the late 3rd and 2nd cent. bc. One of these is cultural, characterized by the actively favourable reception of Greek language, ...
Porcius Cato, Gaius

Porcius Cato, Gaius  

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(RE 5)grandson of M. Porcius Cato (1) and of L. Aemilius Paullus (2), was a friend of Ti. Sempronius Gracchus (3), but seems to have turned against him (see ...
Porcius Cato, Marcus

Porcius Cato, Marcus  

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(RE 9)‘Cato the Censor’ (234–149 bc) (‘Censorius’) was a dominant figure in both the political and the cultural life of Rome in the first half of the 2nd cent. ...
Postumius Albinus, Aulus

Postumius Albinus, Aulus  

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(RE 31)served under L. Aemilius Paullus (2) against Perseus (2) and was praetor 155 bc, when, presiding in the senate, he used a procedural trick to prevent the release ...
Pydna

Pydna  

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The battle of Pydna takes its name from the town on the NE coast of Greece, where the Romans under Aemilius Paullus (2) ended the Macedonian monarchy by defeating Perseus (168 bc). The main ...
Sulpicius Galba, Servius

Sulpicius Galba, Servius  

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(RE 58)served as a military tribune under L. Aemilius Paullus (2) at the battle of Pydna in 168 bc; in 167 he unsuccessfully opposed the granting of a triumph ...

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