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Cicereius
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Rare Roman family name.

[German version]

C., C.

Initially the scribe of Scipio Africanus Maior, in 173 BC after a prior, voluntarily withdrawn application he became praetor with Sardinia as his province. After the victory over the Corsicans he triumphed in 172 in monte Albano against the will of the Senate; in 168 he dedicated a temple to Juno Moneta. In 167 a member of the commission for the reorganization of Illyria. (MRR 1,408; 435).

Bibliography

E. Badian, The scribae of the Roman Republic, in: Klio 71, 1989, 584.

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), “Cicereius”, 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 04 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e234390>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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