Labienus
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Nomen gentile of Etruscan origin; the family, which belonged to Rome's equestrian class, came from northern Picenum (Cic. Rab. perd. 22; Caes. B Civ. 1,15,2).

[German version]

[1] L., Q. Slain in the Curia c. 100 BC

Uncle of L. [3], supported L. Ap(p)uleius [I 11] Saturninus in 100 BC and was slain at his side in the Curia on th…

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Frigo, Thomas (Bonn), Will, Wolfgang (Bonn) and Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance), “Labienus”, 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 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e627520>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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