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Amisus

Amisus  

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A 6th-cent. colony of Miletus or Phocaea, was built on a peninsula site on the Black Sea coast, the best harbour between Sinope and Trapezus, at the head of a ...
Antiochus of Ascalon

Antiochus of Ascalon  

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(c.130–68 bc)Eclectic Hellenistic philosopher. Antiochus maintained the essential agreement of the opposed schools of philosophy of his time. His decisive break with Philo of Larissa arose from his ...
Arcesilaus

Arcesilaus  

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(1st cent. bc),successful Greek sculptor working in Rome, friend of L. Licinius Lucullus (2), highly regarded by Varro. His major public commission was the statue of Venus Genetrix for ...
Archelaus

Archelaus  

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(fl. 1st cent. bc),distinguished Greek general of Mithradates VI, perhaps from Sinope or Amisus. After overrunning Bithynia and most of central Greece (‘First Mithradatic War’, 88–85 bc), he was ...
Aulus Gabinius

Aulus Gabinius  

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Was military tribune under Sulla and later his envoy to Mithradates VI. As tribune of the plebs 67 bc, he passed a law setting up a command with wide powers against the pirates, intended for Pompey. ...
Aurelius Cotta, Marcus

Aurelius Cotta, Marcus  

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(RE 107)brother of the two preceding, as consul 74 bc was sent to defend newly annexed Bithynia against Mithradates VI. Defeated by land and sea near Chalcedon, he was ...
Claudius Pulcher, Appius

Claudius Pulcher, Appius  

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(RE 297)eldest son of (2), served in the east under his brother-in-law L. Licinius Lucullus (2) in 72–70 bc. As praetor 57 he supported his brother P. Clodius Pulcher ...
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 ...
Cornelius Cethegus, Publius

Cornelius Cethegus, Publius  

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(RE 97)of patrician (but not recently successful) family, fled with C. Marius (1) in 88 bc, returned with him in 87 and stayed in Rome under the Marian government. ...
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, ...
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 ...
Flavius Fimbria, Gaius

Flavius Fimbria, Gaius  

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(RE 88)son of a novus homo (consul 104 bc as colleague of C. Marius (1)), supported L. Cornelius Cinna (1), killed some eminent men after Cinna's capture of Rome ...
Gāius Memmius

Gāius Memmius  

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Married Sulla's daughter Fausta. In 66 bc, apparently as tribune, he succeeded in delaying the triumph of Licinius Lucullus. As praetor 58 he was hostile to Caesar. In 57 he went as governor to ...
Gordyene

Gordyene  

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A small Hellenistic kingdom (remnant of the Seleucid empire), originally the land of the Kardouchoi, east of sources of Tigris, bordering Armenia (Strabo 16. 1. 8 and 24). It was ...
Licinius Archias, Aulus

Licinius Archias, Aulus  

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Greek poet from Antioch (1) who arrived in Rome c.102 bc, where he celebrated the victories of C. Marius (1) and L. Licinius Lucullus (2). His Roman citizenship under the ...
Licinius Murena, Lucius

Licinius Murena, Lucius  

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(RE 123)descended from several generations of praetors, served under his father in the 80s bc. He was quaestor (c.75), legate (see legati) of L. Licinius Lucullus (2), urban praetor ...
Lucius Vettius

Lucius Vettius  

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(RE 6)an eques (see equites, Origins and republic) from Picenum, served under Cn. Pompeius Strabo and Sulla and became a friend of L. Sergius Catilina. Involved in his conspiracy ...
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 ...
Misenum

Misenum  

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The northern headland of the bay of Naples (Neapolis) (reputedly the tomb of Aeneas' trumpeter Misenus, Virgil Aeneid 6. 162f.) and the adjoining harbour and town. A villa resort in ...
Mithradates

Mithradates  

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Persian name borne most famously by six of the eight Hellenistic kings of Pontus in Asia Minor.Mithradates VI Eupator Dionysus(120–63 bc) was the greatest king of Pontus, and Rome's most dangerous ...

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