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Aemilius (RE 141) Scaurus (2), Marcus

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Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
185 words

... ( RE 141) Scaurus (2), Marcus , son of M. Aemilius Scaurus (1) and Caecilia Metella ( 1 ) , hence stepson of L. Cornelius Sulla . Quaestor under Pompey c. 65 bc , he intervened in Judaea and Nabataea, chiefly for his personal profit. As aedile 58 he issued coins ( RRC 422 ), together with his colleague P. Plautius Hypsaeus , commemorating his inglorious campaign against the king of the Nabataeans as a victory. He also gave extravagant games, spending his enormous wealth. As praetor 56 he presided over the trial of P. Sestius , then governed...

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