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Cornelius Cinna, Lucius

Cornelius Cinna, Lucius  

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Of patrician family, fought successfully in the Social War and, against the opposition of Sulla, became consul 87 bc. Trying to rescind Sulla's legislation as passed by force, he was driven out of ...
Cornelius Merula, Lucius

Cornelius Merula, Lucius  

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(RE 272)was made suffect consul by Cn. Octavius (2) after his expulsion of L. Cornelius Cinna (1), chiefly because as flamen Dialis (see flamines) he could not be active ...
Octavius (2) (RE 20), Gnaeus

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Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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failed to be elected aedile, but became consul 87 bc with L. *Cornelius Cinna (1), whose attempt to reverse ...

viātōrēs

viātōrēs  

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Were attendants on magistrates, one of whose main functions was to summon persons to the magistrate's presence. Thus they might be used to call senators to a meeting from their country seats. ...

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