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Aemilius Scaurus, Marcus

Aemilius Scaurus, Marcus  

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Of patrician, but recently impoverished and undistinguished family, acc. to Cicero had to work his way up like a novus homo. He amassed wealth (not always reputably), gained the support of the ...
Aquil(l)ius Gallus, Gaius

Aquil(l)ius Gallus, Gaius  

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(RE 23)a lawyer of equestrian family and a leading pupil of Q. Mucius Scaevola (2), was praetor in 66 bc but thereafter retired to Cercina and devoted himself to ...
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 ...
Iunius Brutus Damasippus, Lucius

Iunius Brutus Damasippus, Lucius  

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(RE 58)fought for the government in the bellum Sullanum (see Cornelius Sulla Felix, L.) and was defeated by Pompey (83 bc). As praetor (? urbanus) 82 he had four ...
legal literature

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Is the works of lawyers which went beyond mere collections of laws and formulae. Legal literature was the most specifically Roman branch of Latin literature, and until the Byzantine age nearly all ...
Licinius Crassus, Lūcius

Licinius Crassus, Lūcius  

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 outstanding orator and master and model of Cicero, who idealizes him, esp. in his On the Orator, where he is the chief speaker. Born 140 bc, he studied law under Publius Mucius Scaevola and Quintus ...
Mucia Tertia

Mucia Tertia  

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(RE ‘Mucius’ 28)daughter of Q. Mucius Scaevola (2) and cousin of Q. Caecilius Metellus Celer and Q. Caecilius Metellus Nepos, married Pompey c.80 bc and bore him Cn. Pompeius ...
Rutilius Rufus, Publius

Rutilius Rufus, Publius  

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B. c.160 bc, studied philosophy under Panaetius (becoming a firm Stoic), law under Mucius Scaevola (becoming an expert jurist), and oratory under Sulpicius Galba (without becoming an effective ...
Sextus Pomponius

Sextus Pomponius  

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A Roman lawyer of the 2nd cent. ad who wrote under Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus Aurelius. A teacher and prolific writer, the author of over 300 books (libri), he seems not to have given ...
Sulpicius Rufus, Servius

Sulpicius Rufus, Servius  

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Roman lawyer. He prosecuted Licinius Mūrēna when defeated by him in the consular elections for 62 bc; in his speech Pro Murena Cicero makes fun of Sulpicius' legal expertise. He was eventually consul ...
Tullius Cicero

Tullius Cicero  

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LifeThe first of two sons of a rich and well‐connected equestrian of Arpinum, b. 106 bc. His father gave his two sons an excellent education in philosophy and rhetoric in Rome and later in Greece. ...

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