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Decidius
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Italic personal name, historically attested since the 1st cent. BC (ThlL, Onom. 3,70).

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[1] Decidius Saxa, L. People's tribune 44 BC

born in Spain (according to Cic. Phil. 11,5,12), but probably of Italic descent, he fought against the Pompeians in Spain in 49 BC (Caes. B Civ. 1,66,3) and in 45 probably against Pompeius' sons. Designated people's tribune by Caesar for 44, he joined M. Ant…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Decidius”, 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 27 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e312090>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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