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Cornelius Cinna, Lucius

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 ...

Cornēlius Cinna, Lūcius

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

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... Cinna, Lūcius , 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 Rome by his colleague Octavius and illegally deposed. Collecting Italians and legionaries, he was joined by Papirius Carbo and Sertorius , and by Marius , whom he summoned back to Italy. They marched on Rome and captured it late in 87 . He punished those who had acted illegally, but tried (not very successfully) to stop...

Cornelius (RE 107) Cinna (2), Lucius

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Theodore John Cadoux and Robin J. Seager

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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... ( RE 107) Cinna (2), Lucius , son of L. Cornelius Cinna (1) , took part in the revolt of M. Aemilius Lepidus (2) , joined Q. Sertorius in Spain, and was allowed to return, along with other Lepidani (supporters of Lepidus), by a Lex Plautia passed (in 70 bc ?) with the support of his brother-in-law Caesar ; but was still debarred by Sulla 's legislation from a public career, and reached the praetorship only in 44 , after Caesar had reinstated the sons of the proscribed ( 49 ). As praetor he showed republican sympathies: he expressed...

Cornelius (RE 106) Cinna (1), Lucius

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Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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... ( RE 106) Cinna (1), Lucius , of patrician, but not recently distinguished, family, fought successfully in the Social War (3) 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 Rome by his colleague Cn. Octavius (2) and illegally deposed; L. Cornelius Merula was elected to replace him. Collecting Italians and legionaries, he was joined by Cn. Papirius Carbo and Q. Sertorius , and by C. Marius (1) whom he summoned back to Italy. They marched on Rome...

Cornelius Cinna, Lucius

Cornelius Cinna, Lucius  

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(RE 107)son of L. Cornelius Cinna (1), took part in the revolt of M. Aemilius Lepidus (2), joined Q. Sertorius in Spain, and was allowed to return, along with ...
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 ...
Marcus Fonteius

Marcus Fonteius  

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(RE 12)began his career under L. Cornelius Cinna (1), but joined Sulla. He served in Spain and Macedonia and after his praetorship governed Transalpine Gaul (probably 74–72 bc), enthusiastically ...
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 ...
Marius Gratidianus, Marcus

Marius Gratidianus, Marcus  

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(RE 42)son of a sister of C. Marius (1) and adopted by his brother; as tribune 87 bc supported L. Cornelius Cinna (1) and, after Cinna's capture of Rome ...
Gnaeus Octavius

Gnaeus Octavius  

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Became consul 87 bc with Cornelius Cinna, whose attempt to reverse Sulla's legislation he opposed, finally driving Cinna and his supporters out of Rome after a massacre in the Forum. He had Cinna ...
Pupius Piso Frugi (Calpurnianus), Marcus

Pupius Piso Frugi (Calpurnianus), Marcus  

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(RE 10)a Calpurnius Piso adopted by an aged senator M. Pupius, was in his youth a promising orator and friend of Cicero's. Marrying the widow of L. Cornelius Cinna ...
Lutatius Catulus, Quintus

Lutatius Catulus, Quintus  

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(RE 8)son of (1) above, escaped from Rome at the return of L. Cornelius Cinna (1) in 87 bc, but seems to have come back and become aedile. On ...
Papirius Carbo Arvina, Gaius

Papirius Carbo Arvina, Gaius  

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(RE 40)son of Gaius (1) and cousin of Gaius (2) and Gnaeus (above), was an active tribune (see tribuni plebis) in 90 bc. He co-operated with the government of ...
Claudius Pulcher, Appius

Claudius Pulcher, Appius  

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(RE 296)son of (1), as praetor (89 or 88 bc) enrolled some foreigners enfranchised under the lex Plautia Papiria (see Plautius Silvanus (1), M.). An enemy of L. Cornelius ...
Papīrius Carbō, Gnaeus

Papīrius Carbō, Gnaeus  

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A seditious tribune (see tribuni plebis) in 92 bc. He fought in the Social War and supported Cornelius Cinna in 87. He became Cinna's colleague as consul 85 and 84 and, as sole consul after Cinna's ...
Lucius Marcius Philippus

Lucius Marcius Philippus  

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Grandson of Quintus Marcius Philippus and of Appius Claudius Pulcher, after a demagogic tribunate (c.105 bc) omitted the aedileship, hence (probably) failed to become consul 93. Elected for 91, he ...
Lutatius Catulus, Quintus

Lutatius Catulus, Quintus  

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(RE 7)of noble, but not recently distinguished, family, half-brother of two Iulii Caesares (L. Iulius Caesar (1) and C. Iulius Caesar Strabo Vopiscus), and married first to a Domitia ...
Cinna

Cinna  

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Of patrician, but not recently distinguished, 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 ...
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 ...
Caecilius Metellus Pius, Quintus

Caecilius Metellus Pius, Quintus  

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(RE 98)son of Numidicus (above), acquired his last name for his efforts to secure his father's recall from exile. As praetor (89 or 88 bc) he enrolled enfranchised Italians ...

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