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Licinius Lucullus, Lucius

(RE 102)

first consul of his house (151 bc), tried to enforce the levy for troops for Spain so harshly that he was temporarily imprisoned by the tribunes (see tribuni ...

Licinius Lucullus, Lūcius

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

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... Lucullus, Lūcius , served in the Social War under Sulla and, as quaestor ( 88 bc ), was the only officer who supported his march on Rome. As proquaestor in the east, he was Sulla's most reliable officer, charged with diplomatic missions, collecting ships and money, and letting Mithradates VI escape from Flavius Fimbria in accordance with Sulla's policy. Aedile (79) with his brother, he gave splendid games. Praetor in 78 , he became Sulla's literary executor and guardian of Faustus Cornelius Sulla , and then governed Africa. As consul in 74...

Licinius (RE 102) Lucullus (1), Lucius

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Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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... ( RE 102) Lucullus (1), Lucius , first consul of his house ( 151 bc ), tried to enforce the levy for troops for Spain so harshly that he was temporarily imprisoned by the tribunes ( see tribuni plebis ). When he reached Spain and found that peace had been made with the Celtiberians , he treacherously attacked the Vaccaei and Cauci. As proconsul, he joined Ser. Sulpicius Galba (1) in an attack on Lusitania . He later built a temple to Felicitas . P. Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus served under him as military tribune. H. Simon , Roms Kriege in...

Licinius (RE 104) Lucullus (2), Lucius

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Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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... ( RE 104) Lucullus (2), Lucius , grandson of L. Licinius Lucullus ( 1 ) , nephew of Q. Caecilius Metellus Numidicus , for whose return from exile he pleaded. He served in the Social War ( 3 ) under Sulla and, as quaestor ( 88 bc ), was the only officer who supported his march on Rome. As proquaestor in the east, he was Sulla's most reliable officer, charged with diplomatic missions, collecting ships and money, and letting Mithradates VI escape from C. Flavius Fimbria in accordance with Sulla's policy. Aedile ( 79 ) with his brother M....

Lūcu'llus, Lucius Lici'nius

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..., Lucius Lici'nius ( c. 114–57 bc ) Roman general and politician. He was Sulla 's most reliable officer, entrusted with the diplomatic side of his dealings in the East, and became his literary executor. He governed Africa as propraetor in 77 with honesty and humanity. Consul in 74 , he obtained the command against Mithridates , king of Pontus, and carried out a series of brilliant campaigns in the Third Mithridatic War until his troops, kept under strict discipline, began to mutiny. He settled the taxation of Asia fairly, thereby offending...

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(RE 102)first consul of his house (151 bc), tried to enforce the levy for troops for Spain so harshly that he was temporarily imprisoned by the tribunes (see tribuni ...
Licinius Lucullus, Lucius

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Served in the Social War under Sulla and, as quaestor (88 bc), was the only officer who supported his march on Rome. As proquaestor in the east, he was Sulla's most reliable officer, charged with ...
Terentius Varro Lucullus, Marcus

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(RE ‘Licinius’ 109)younger brother of L. Licinius Lucullus (2), adopted by a Varro. Born 116 bc, he served under Sulla in the east and with distinction in the bellum ...
Licinius Murena, Lucius

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(RE 123)descended from several generations of praetors, served under his father in the 80s bc. He was quaestor (c.75), legate (see legati) of L. Licinius Lucullus (2), urban praetor ...
Valerius Triarius, Gaius

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(RE 363)defeated M. Aemilius Lepidus (2) in Sardinia (77 bc). He successfully served as legate of L. Licinius Lucullus (2) against Mithradates, taking several cities and winning a naval ...
Licinius Archias, Aulus

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Greek poet from Antioch (1) who arrived in Rome c.102 bc, where he celebrated the victories of C. Marius (1) and L. Licinius Lucullus (2). His Roman citizenship under the ...
Lucius Vettius

Lucius Vettius  

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(RE 6)an eques (see equites, Origins and republic) from Picenum, served under Cn. Pompeius Strabo and Sulla and became a friend of L. Sergius Catilina. Involved in his conspiracy ...
Arcesilaus

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(1st cent. bc),successful Greek sculptor working in Rome, friend of L. Licinius Lucullus (2), highly regarded by Varro. His major public commission was the statue of Venus Genetrix for ...
Marcius Rex, Quintus

Marcius Rex, Quintus  

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(RE 92)descended from Q. Marcius Rex (1), married to a daughter of Ap. Claudius Pulcher (2) and sister of Clodia, was consul 68 bc (alone for much of the ...
Claudius Pulcher, Appius

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(RE 297)eldest son of (2), served in the east under his brother-in-law L. Licinius Lucullus (2) in 72–70 bc. As praetor 57 he supported his brother P. Clodius Pulcher ...
Quintus Hortensius Hortalus

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(b. 114 bc),was one of the foremost Roman orators. He served in the Social War, became prominent during Sulla's absence from Rome, joined him in time, and dominated the courts in 70, using a florid ...
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 ...
Aurelius Cotta, Marcus

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(RE 107)brother of the two preceding, as consul 74 bc was sent to defend newly annexed Bithynia against Mithradates VI. Defeated by land and sea near Chalcedon, he was ...
Amisus

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A 6th-cent. colony of Miletus or Phocaea, was built on a peninsula site on the Black Sea coast, the best harbour between Sinope and Trapezus, at the head of a ...
Archelaus

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(fl. 1st cent. bc),distinguished Greek general of Mithradates VI, perhaps from Sinope or Amisus. After overrunning Bithynia and most of central Greece (‘First Mithradatic War’, 88–85 bc), he was ...
Cornelius Cethegus, Publius

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(RE 97)of patrician (but not recently successful) family, fled with C. Marius (1) in 88 bc, returned with him in 87 and stayed in Rome under the Marian government. ...

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