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Didius
(1,095 words)

Roman plebeian gentile name (also spelled Deidius on coins and inscriptions, Schulze, 438). The name is attested from the 2nd cent. BC.

I Republic

[German version]

[I 1] D., T.(?) People's tribune 143 BC

Probably instituted as people's tribune in 143 BC (MRR 1,472) a law to regulate expenditure on banquets, so extending the lex sumptuaria of C.  Fannius Strabo (Macrob. Sat. 3,17,6).

Bibliography

E. Baltrusch, Regimen morum, 1989, 85f.

[German version]

[I 2] D., C. Fleet commander for Caesar

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Didius”, 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 31 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e317080>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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