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Afranius
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Plebeian tribe, from which senatorial representatives already emerged in the 2nd cent. BC.

[German version]

[1] L., homo novus, consul 60 BC

L., homo novus, supporter of Pompey, distinguished himself as his legate 77-73 (?) BC in the war against Sertorius (Plut. Sert. 19,3 ff.); 72 (?) praetor, 71-67 (?) as proconsul in Spain (conquest of Calagurris, triumph)…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Stärk, Ekkehard (Leipzig), “Afranius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e106610>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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