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Lutatius Catulus, Quintus

(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 ...

Ca'tulus, Quintus Lutā'tius

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (3 ed.)

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..., Quintus Lutā'tius Roman consul in 102 bc with Marius and joint victor over the Cimbri in 101 bc , also with Marius and helped by his legate Sulla. Catulus, resentful that Marius received most of the credit for the victory, became one of his chief opponents. When Marius and Cinna captured Rome in 87 bc he was prosecuted and committed suicide. He was a cultured man, a competent orator—Cicero introduced him into his De oratore —and a writer of epigrams, two of which survive. His son of the same name is an interlocutor in Cicero's Academica...

Lutatius (RE 7) Catulus (1), Quintus

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Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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... (RE 7) Catulus (1), Quintus , 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, then to a Servilia, sister of Q. Servilius Caepio (1) ; was three times defeated for the consulship before succeeding for 102 bc with the help of C. Marius (1) , married to a Iulia and at the summit of his popularity. It was perhaps to improve his chances that he first extended the traditional funeral procession and eulogy of nobiles ...

Lutatius (RE 8) Catulus (2), Quintus

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Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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... ( RE 8) Catulus (2), Quintus , 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 Sulla 's return he joined him and brought about the cruel death of M. Marius Gratidianus in revenge for his father's. But he opposed lawless murders by the Sullani . Consul in 78 , he opposed his colleague M. Aemilius Lepidus (2) , carried a law against violence, and secured Sulla a solemn funeral, at which the power of his veterans was displayed. When Lepidus rebelled,...

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 ...
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 ...
Valerius Aedituus

Valerius Aedituus  

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(RE 95)author of two erotic epigrams quoted by Gellius 19. 9 alongside others by Lutatius Catulus (1) and Porcius Licinus, with whom he must have been contemporary (end of ...
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 ...
Furius Antias, Aulus

Furius Antias, Aulus  

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(RE 34) (fl. 100 bc),friend of Q. Lutatius Catulus (1) (Cicero Brutus 132), epic poet influenced by Ennius and in turn influencing Virgil. From his Annales, a historical poem ...
Iulius Caesar, Lucius

Iulius Caesar, Lucius  

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(RE 142)brother of C. Iulius Caesar Strabo Vopiscus (below) and half-brother of Q. Lutatius Catulus (1), probably governed Macedonia c.94 bc, was consul 90 and in charge of the ...
Iulius Caesar Strabo Vopiscus, Gaius

Iulius Caesar Strabo Vopiscus, Gaius  

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(RE 135)brother of Lucius Iulius Caesar (1) and half-brother of Q. Lutatius Catulus (1), supported C. Marius (1), who married Iulia (1), and was land commissioner under a law ...
Antipater

Antipater  

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Of Sidon, author of about 75 mainly funerary or ecphrastic epigrams in the Greek Anthology (see anthology). Anthologia Palatina 9. 151 commemorates the sack of Corinth (146 bc). An inscriptional ...
Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus

Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus  

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(RE 72)descendant of M. Aemilius Lepidus (1), whose Gallic connections he inherited. After serving under Cn. Pompeius Strabo, he was probably aedile in Sulla's absence, joined Sulla (divorcing a ...
Quintus Roscius Gallus

Quintus Roscius Gallus  

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The actor, was an equestrian. Supreme in comedy, he also played tragic parts. His name became typical for a consummate actor, his popularity being prodigious. His earnings were enormous. He was on ...
cura(tio)

cura(tio)  

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Among many more general meanings these words refer to a specific duty inhering in a regular office; thus Cicero (Legatio pro Christianis 3. 7) defines the aediles as curatores of ...
tabulārium

tabulārium  

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The record‐office in Rome (see archives, Roman). It is traditionally associated with the trapezoidal building lying between the two summits of the Capitol with its main front towards the Campus ...
imagines

imagines  

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Wax portrait‐masks of Romans who had held the higher magistracies (see magistracy, roman), were prominently displayed in the family mansion (see houses, italian), with lines of descent and ...
laudātiō fūnebris

laudātiō fūnebris  

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The funeral speech praising the accomplishments and virtues of the deceased. Because of the public nature of funerals, the speech offered an opportunity to display the family's status, to connect the ...
Capitol

Capitol  

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[Ge]The principal hill in Rome, site of the temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus, that served as a citadel and religious centre.
Sergius Catilina, Lucius

Sergius Catilina, Lucius  

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Of patrician, but not recently distinguished, family, served with Pompey and Cicero under Pompeius Strabo in the Social War. He next appears as a lieutenant of Sulla both in the fighting after ...
Hellenistic poetry at Rome

Hellenistic poetry at Rome  

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The influence of Hellenistic Greek poetry on Roman poetry can hardly be overestimated. Latin poetry is from its beginnings based on scholarly appreciation of the literary production of the Greeks, ...

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