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Maecius
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Italian family name [1. 185; 469], with an uncertain connection to the Roman tribus Maecia. M. is encountered first among Rome's Latin neighbours (Liv. 10,41,5), from the 2nd cent. BC on, also in inscriptions from Delos (ILS 9417; SEG 1,334) and Lucania (ILS 5665).

I. Republican period

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[I 1] M. Geminus Died in 340 BC in a duel with Torquatus

From Tusculum, challenged T. Manlius [I 12] Torquatus to a duel and fell during the Latin War in 340 BC, according to legend (Liv. 8,7,2-12).

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Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Maecius”, 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 24 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e716080>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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