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Aemilius Paullus, Lucius

(RE 114 (?))

became an augur in 192 bc and governed Further Spain as praetor in 191, with command prorogued for 190 and 189. A defeat in 190 was retrieved ...

Paullus, Lucius Aemi'lius

Paullus, Lucius Aemi'lius (c.230–160 bc)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (3 ed.)

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..., Lucius Aemi'lius ( c. 230–160 bc ) Roman general and statesman, given the cognomen Macedonicus because of his victory at Pydna in 168 , which brought the Third Macedonian War to an end ( see Macedon ). When Epirus was sacked on instructions from the senate the enormous proceeds of the booty were scrupulously paid into the Roman treasury. Paullus kept for himself only the books which had belonged to the Macedonian king Perseus, thereby forming the first private library at Rome. The triumph that he celebrated at the end of 167 bc (marred by...

Aemilius (RE 118) Paullus (1), Lucius

Aemilius (RE 118) Paullus (1), Lucius   Reference library

John Briscoe

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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... ( RE 118) Paullus (1), Lucius , was consul in 219 bc with M. Livius Salinator , when they defeated Demetrius ( 7 ) of Pharos in the Second Illyrian War; both triumphed, but when Livius was convicted of peculatus (embezzlement) Paullus came close to sharing his fate. Consul again in 216 , he was killed in the disaster at Cannae . The decision to engage Hannibal in another pitched battle was taken by the senate and fully supported by Paullus. If there was disagreement between Paullus and his colleague C. Terentius Varro , it was purely...

Aemilius (RE 115) Paullus (4), Lucius

Aemilius (RE 115) Paullus (4), Lucius   Reference library

Theodore John Cadoux, Robin J. Seager, and Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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... ( RE 115) Paullus (4), Lucius , younger son of Paullus Aemilius Lepidus and Cornelia, daughter of Scribonia and a Scipio, and husband of Iulia ( 4 ) , was consul in ad 1 . Towards ad 8 he conspired against Augustus and was executed; the engagement between his daughter Lepida and the youthful Claudius (the future emperor) was broken off in consequence of this and of Iulia's disgrace (later she married a M. Silanus, probably M. Iunius Silanus (3) , the consul of ad 19 : for two of their children, ‘abnepotes Augusti’ (‘great-grandchildren...

Aemilius (RE 81) Paullus (3), Lucius

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Arnaldo Momigliano, Theodore John Cadoux, and Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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... ( RE 81) Paullus (3), Lucius , elder son of M. Aemilius Lepidus (2) and brother of M. Aemilius Lepidus (3) , the triumvir, accused Catiline de vi (of violence) in 63 bc . While quaestor in Macedonia in 59 he was absurdly accused by the informer L. Vettius of conspiring to murder Pompey . In 56 , as curule aedile, he began to rebuild the Basilica Aemilia. He was praetor 53 and consul 50 . Previously a consistent optimate , he was now bought by Caesar for 1,500 talents which he needed for the basilica, gave him at least passive...

Aemilius (RE 114) Paullus (2), Lucius

Aemilius (RE 114) Paullus (2), Lucius   Reference library

John Briscoe

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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... ( RE 114) Paullus (2), Lucius , became an augur in 192 bc and governed Further Spain as praetor in 191 , with command prorogued for 190 and 189 . A defeat in 190 was retrieved by a victory in the following year. Later in 189 he went to Asia as one of the ten commissioners who administered the settlement after the defeat of Antiochus (3) III . On his return in 187 he, with a majority of the commission, unsuccessfully opposed the granting of a triumph to Cn. Manlius Vulso . Despite several attempts he did not reach the consulship until ...

Aemilius Paullus, Lucius

Aemilius Paullus, Lucius  

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(RE 118)was consul in 219 bc with M. Livius Salinator, when they defeated Demetrius (7) of Pharos in the Second Illyrian War; both triumphed, but when Livius was convicted ...
Aemilius Paullus, Lucius

Aemilius Paullus, Lucius  

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(RE 81)elder son of M. Aemilius Lepidus (2) and brother of M. Aemilius Lepidus (3), the triumvir, accused Catiline de vi (of violence) in 63 bc. While quaestor in ...
Aemilius Paullus, Lucius

Aemilius Paullus, Lucius  

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(RE 115)younger son of Paullus Aemilius Lepidus and Cornelia, daughter of Scribonia and a Scipio, and husband of Iulia (4), was consul in ad 1. Towards ad 8 he ...
Aemilius Paullus, Lucius

Aemilius Paullus, Lucius  

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(RE 114 (?))became an augur in 192 bc and governed Further Spain as praetor in 191, with command prorogued for 190 and 189. A defeat in 190 was retrieved ...
Aemilius Lepidus, Paullus

Aemilius Lepidus, Paullus  

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(RE 82)son of L. Aemilius Paullus (3), was proscribed in 43 bc (see proscription) and may be the ‘Lepidus’ who won Crete for Brutus in 42. He later joined ...
Aemilius Paullus

Aemilius Paullus  

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(229–160bce),Roman politician and general. The career of Lucius Aemilius Paullus “Macedonicus” is described by Livy and Polybius; he is also the subject of one of Plutarch's Lives. His father ...
Fabius Maximus, Paullus

Fabius Maximus, Paullus  

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(RE 102)son of Q. Fabius Maximus (suffect consul 45 bc) was given as praenomen the cognomen of his ancestor L. Aemilius Paullus (2). An intimate friend of Augustus, he ...
Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus, Quintus

Caecilius Metellus Macedonicus, Quintus  

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(RE 94)son of Q. Caecilius Metellus, fought under L. Aemilius Paullus (2) and was on an embassy sent to announce the victory of Pydna to the senate. He was ...
Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus

Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus  

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(RE 73) (the triumvir),younger son of M. Aemilius Lepidus (2). As praetor 49 bc, he supported Caesar, then governed Hither Spain (48–7), intervening in the dissensions in Further Spain ...
Cornelius Scipio Nasica Corculum, Publius

Cornelius Scipio Nasica Corculum, Publius  

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(RE 353)son of P. Cornelius Scipio Nasica, son-in-law of P. Cornelius Scipio Africanus, and father of P. Cornelius Scipio Serapio, served with distinction under L. Aemilius Paullus (2) in ...
Fabius Maximus Aemilianus, Quintus

Fabius Maximus Aemilianus, Quintus  

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(RE 109)son of L. Aemilius Paullus (2) and elder brother of P. Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus, was adopted by a son or grandson of Q. Fabius Maximus Verrucosus. Both he ...
Porcius Cato, Gaius

Porcius Cato, Gaius  

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(RE 5)grandson of M. Porcius Cato (1) and of L. Aemilius Paullus (2), was a friend of Ti. Sempronius Gracchus (3), but seems to have turned against him (see ...
Sulpicius Gallus, Gaius

Sulpicius Gallus, Gaius  

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(RE 66)perhaps served under L. Aemilius Paullus (2) in Spain (191–190 bc), then in Liguria (see Ligurians) in 182–1. In 171 he was one of the patrons chosen by ...
Sulpicius Galba, Servius

Sulpicius Galba, Servius  

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(RE 58)served as a military tribune under L. Aemilius Paullus (2) at the battle of Pydna in 168 bc; in 167 he unsuccessfully opposed the granting of a triumph ...
Postumius Albinus, Aulus

Postumius Albinus, Aulus  

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(RE 31)served under L. Aemilius Paullus (2) against Perseus (2) and was praetor 155 bc, when, presiding in the senate, he used a procedural trick to prevent the release ...

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