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Cestius Epulo, Gaius

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A senator, who built himself the conspicuous pyramid‐tomb beside the via Ostiensis in Rome. The tomb, with its grandiose Egyptian aspirations, and an inscription recording the execution of Cestius' will (Agrippa was an heir), shows the pride and wealth of a novus homo in the Augustan system.

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