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Caecilia Metella

Caecilia Metella  

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(RE ‘Caecilius’ 136)daughter of Q. Caecilius Metellus (Creticus) and wife of a Crassus, probably the elder (?) son of M. Licinius Crassus (1) (Inscriptiones Latinae Selectae 881; cf. 9924, 9933).[...]
Caelius Rufus, Marcus

Caelius Rufus, Marcus  

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Born (probably) 88 or 87 bc at Interamnia (mod. Teramo), son of an eques or knight, did his tirocinium fori (apprenticeship to public life) under Cicero and Crassus. As one of a band of upper-class ...
Calpurnius Crassus Frugi Licinianus, Gaius

Calpurnius Crassus Frugi Licinianus, Gaius  

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(RE 32)of a family descended from Pompey and Crassus, was probably nephew of the L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi Licinianus adopted by galba, and should be identified with C. Calpurnius ...
Calpurnius Piso, Gnaeus

Calpurnius Piso, Gnaeus  

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(RE 69)suspected of complicity in Catiline's ‘first conspiracy’, was sent to Spain as quaestor pro praetore, perhaps during a shortage of commanders, on the motion of Crassus. Crassus no ...
Carrhae

Carrhae  

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(mod. Harran), a city of north Mesopotamia about 40 km. (25 mi.) south-west of Edessa, at the junction of important trade routes. This site is the Haran of the Oedipus ...
Cassius

Cassius  

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In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, friend of Brutus and leader of the conspiracy against Caesar.
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 ...
Iulius Caesar, Lucius

Iulius Caesar, Lucius  

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(RE 142)brother of C. Iulius Caesar Strabo Vopiscus (below) and half-brother of Q. Lutatius Catulus (1), probably governed Macedonia c.94 bc, was consul 90 and in charge of the ...
Licinius Crassus, Marcus

Licinius Crassus, Marcus  

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(RE 58)(consul 30 bc), grandson of M. Licinius Crassus (1), was at first a partisan of Sextus Pompeius, then an Antonian (see Antonius, M. (2)). The precise date of ...
Licinius Crassus, Publius

Licinius Crassus, Publius  

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(RE 61)as tribune passed a sumptuary law (Macrobius Satirae 3. 17. 7). In his consulship (97 bc) the senate prohibited human sacrifice. After commanding in Iberia (1) for several ...
Licinius Crassus, Publius

Licinius Crassus, Publius  

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(RE 63) (c. 85–53 bc),younger son of M. Licinius Crassus (1). He accompanied Caesar to Gaul, first as praefectus equitum (cavalry commander) in 58, then as legatus (57). In ...
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 ...
Marcius Rex, Quintus

Marcius Rex, Quintus  

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(RE 92)descended from Q. Marcius Rex (1), married to a daughter of Ap. Claudius Pulcher (2) and sister of Clodia, was consul 68 bc (alone for much of the ...
optimātēs, populārēs

optimātēs, populārēs  

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Romans seem from an early time to have used words for ‘good’ (bonus, sup. optimus) to denote high birth and social standing, as well as moral excellence, qualities the upper class regarded as ...
Sergius Catilina, Lucius

Sergius Catilina, Lucius  

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Of patrician, but not recently distinguished, family, served with Pompey and Cicero under Pompeius Strabo in the Social War. He next appears as a lieutenant of Sulla both in the fighting after ...
Sestius Publius

Sestius Publius  

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(RE 6),one of very few senators from the humble Collina tribus, served under C. Antonius Hybrida as quaestor 63 bc against Catiline and as proquaestor 62 in Macedonia. As ...
vigilēs

vigilēs  

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(‘the watch’). Ancient cities made various arrangements for maintaining security at night; bands of night‐watchmen were more often aimed at the prevention of sedition than the protection of property ...

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