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).
Cite this pageFrigo, 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
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