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Scribonius
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Name of a Roman plebeian family, probably from Caudium (CIL I2 1744 f.) and attested from the time of the 2nd Punic War. The branch of the Libones (S. [I 5-7; II 4-7]) attained the consulship with S. [I 7] and was part of the Roman high nobility in the early Imperial period. The Curiones (S. [I 1-4]), prominent in the 2nd and 1st cents. BC, disappeared with the Republic.

I. Republican period

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[I 1] S. Curio, C.

As aedile in 196 BC, he built the Temple of Faunus on the Tiber Island. Praetor urbanus in 183 and the…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Bartels, Jens (Bonn), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld), von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen), Kaster, Robert A. (Princeton), Touwaide, Alain (Madrid) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Scribonius”, 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 14 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1105770>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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