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Aemilius Lepidus, Manius

Aemilius Lepidus, Manius  

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(RE 63)probably a grandson of M. Aemilius Lepidus (3), the triumvir, and of Faustus Cornelius Sulla and Pompeia, daughter of Pompey, was consul ad 11, defended his sister Lepida ...
ager publicus

ager publicus  

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Public land, comprised lands acquired by Rome by conquest from her enemies or confiscation from rebellious allies. By tradition there was, as early as the 5th cent. bc, dispute between patricians and ...
Bocchus I

Bocchus I  

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King of Mauretania and father‐in‐law or son‐in‐law of Jugurtha. His offer of alliance, early in the Jugurthine War, was rejected by Rome. He later joined Jugurtha, receiving western Numidia as his ...
Caecilia Metella

Caecilia Metella  

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(RE ‘Caecilius’ 134),daughter of L. Caecilius Metellus Delmaticus, married M. Aemilius Scaurus (1) and bore him two children. After his death she married Sulla, marked out for a consulship ...
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 ...
Cornēlius Sulla Fēlix, Lūcius

Cornēlius Sulla Fēlix, Lūcius  

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B. c.138 bc of an old patrician family, after a dissolute youth inherited a fortune from his stepmother, which enabled him to enter the aristocratic career. Chosen by Marius as his quaestor (107) he ...
Cūria

Cūria  

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[MC]Roman senate house or council chamber of the governing body of a civitas peregrina, or of a community of high status.
Licinius Lucullus, Lucius

Licinius Lucullus, Lucius  

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Served in the Social War under Sulla and, as quaestor (88 bc), was the only officer who supported his march on Rome. As proquaestor in the east, he was Sulla's most reliable officer, charged with ...
Marcus Petreius

Marcus Petreius  

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(RE 3)probably son of a Marian primipilaris (senior centurion), had already had thirty years' military experience in 63 bc (Sallust Bellum Catilinae 59. 6) when, as legate of C. ...
Sittius Publius

Sittius Publius  

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(RE 3),of Nuceria, a wealthy eques (see equites) and a friend of Sulla and of Cicero (see Cicero Epistulae ad familiaries 5. 17), had extensive business interests in Spain ...
Timagenes

Timagenes  

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Of Alexandria (1), Greek rhetor and historian, came to Rome as a captive in 55 bc with A. Gabinius (2), was ransomed and subsequently set free by Sulla's son Faustus ...

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