Paconius
(300 words)

Name of an Italian gens, attested in Setia (consequently Oscan? ILS 6130) and several trading towns.

I. Republican period

[German version]

[I 1] (P.) Lepta, Q. Friend of Cicero and his praefectus fabrum in Cilicia, 51-50 BC

Friend of Cicero and his praefectus [7] fabrum in Cilicia 51-50 BC (Cic. Fam. 3,7,4; 5,20,4 et passim). Cic. Fam. 9,13,1-3 points to Cales in Campania as his homeland, where ILS 5779 must attest himself or a son (on the identity [1. 6]). P. often appears in Cicero's letters (e.g…

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Fündling, Jörg (Bonn) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Paconius”, 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 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e903320>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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