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Antius

(238 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Plebian gentile name. [German version] [1] (Ateius ?), C. Senator (middle of the 1st cent. BC) Senator 54 BC (Cic. Att. 4,17,4). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] Sp. Roman envoy 438 BC Roman envoy, killed by Fidenates in 438 BC (statue on the rostra, Cic. Phil. 9,4 f.; Livy 4,17,2). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [3] Briso, M. Tribunus plebis 137 BC Tribune in 137 BC, effective in opposing lex tabellaria of L. Cassius Longinus Ravilla (Cic. Brut. 67). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [4] Restio (?), C. Tribunus plebis probably 68 BC Tribune …

Baebius

(1,433 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Plebeian gentile name (Schulze 133; ThlL 2,1674f.). The family played an eminent role since the 2nd Punic War but did not achieve a lasting position in the top ranks of Roman nobility during the Republic. The most important family is that of the Tamp(h)ili. The Baebii produced several officials in imperial times. I. Republican period [German version] [I 1] B. (Tamphilus), M. Tribunus plebis 103 BC (?), as tribune of the people, he offered resistance against the lex agraria of L.  Appuleius Saturninus in 103 BC (Vir. ill. 73,1). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [I 2] B. Deleg…

Gallus

(122 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
[II] Widespread Roman cognomen (‘Gaul’). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [1] see Cornelius [II 18] Gallus see  Cornelius [II 18] Gallus Eck, Werner (Cologne) [German version] [2] P.G. Eques, exiled AD 65 Eques, who was friendly with the praef. praet.  Faenius Rufus and the consular  Antistius [II 12] Vetus and was therefore exiled in AD 65 (PIR2 G 66). In Tacitus the name is rendered as Publius Gallus, but that is out of the question. A nomen gentile is concealed behind Publius, perhaps Publilius? Eck, Werner (Cologne) Bibliography W. Eck, in: Splendidissima civitas.…

Pius

(229 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Simons, Roswitha (Düsseldorf)
[German version] [1] Roman cognomen Roman cognomen. In the Republican Period, confined to the Caecilii Metelli (Caecilius [I 31-32]); found among numerous other gentes in the Imperial Period. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography Kajanto, Cognomina, 251. [German version] [2] Greek grammarian, 2nd or 3rd cent. AD? Grammarian, tentatively dated to the late 2nd or late 3rd cent. AD, active in Memphis and Sparta (Schol. Hom. Od. δ 356; θ 372), i.a.; author of a commentary (EM 821,55) on Homer, the essentials of which (explanations of voca…

Caninius

(427 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Will, Wolfgang (Bonn)
Plebeian family name, attested from the 2nd cent. BC. (Schulze, 144; ThlL, Onom. 137f.). [German version] [1] C. Gallus, L. People's tribune 56 BC People's tribune 56 BC; he sought, without success, the reinstatement of Ptolemy Auletes in Egypt (MRR 2,209). In 56 BC, he was defended by Cicero (Fam. 7,1,4), in 51 BC in Athens frequently in his company, and visited him in Rome in 46 BC. He died in 44 BC. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] C. Gallus, L. Consul in 37 BC Son of C. [1], consul of 37 BC with M. Vipsanius  Agrippa (MRR 2,395; PIR 22 C 389). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) …

Numonius

(173 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Rare Roman family name. We know of a C.N. Vala, who as IIIvir monetalis in 41 BC minted aurei and denarii (RRC 514; see under N. [1]). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [1] N. Vala Addressee of Hor. epist. 1, 15 Horace wrote to him around 20 BC (Hor. Epist. 1,15). Possibly identifiable with the C.N. Vala, who in 41 AD is documented as mint master (RRC 1, 522f. No. 514). PIR2 N 243; 244. Eck, Werner (Cologne) [German version] [2] C.N.Vala Legate of Q. Varus in Germania Legate of Quinctilius Varus on the latter's last campaign through Germania; N. fled with the cavalry in…

Cluvius

(336 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Italic family name (Schulze, 483), attested in Campania from the 3rd cent., in Rome for plebeians from the 2nd cent. I. Republican period [German version] [I 1] C., C. Praetor c. 104 BC Praetor and probably proconsul of Macedonia or Asia around 104 BC (MRR 1,560). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [I 2] C. (Clovius), C. Mint master 45 BC Mint master in 45 BC (RRC 476) and at the same time Caesar's prefect, probably responsible for land allotments in Gallia Cisalpina (Cic. Fam. 13,7; MRR 2,313); further identification, especially with the C.C. mentioned in the so-called

Attica

(3,636 words)

Author(s): Lohmann, Hans (Bochum) | Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum)
[German version] [1] Region in Greece (ἡ Ἀττική; hē Attikḗ). [German version] A. Landscape Easternmost landscape of central Greece, which, as a triangular peninsula, protrudes to the south-east between the Euboean Sea and the Saronic Gulf. A. borders Megara in the west,  Boeotia in the north. More than 40 per cent of the surface of A. (2530 km2) is composed of mountains: in the north Cithaeron (1407 m) is the border to Boeotia, where the Megalo Vuno and Mount Parnes (1413 m) continue eastward, also the Hymettus (1026 m) and Pentelicon (1108 m). Moun…

Calidius

(260 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Will, Wolfgang (Bonn)
Plebeian family name, attested in Rome from the 1st cent. BC (Schulze, 138; ThlL, Onom. 81f.). [German version] [1] C., M. Mint master in 117 or 116 BC Mint master in 117 or 116 BC (RRC 284), perhaps later praetor or propraetor (IG VII 18, Z. 14). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] C., M. Praetor in 57 BC Praetor in 57 BC; as such he supported Cicero's return from exile (Cic. P. Red. Sen. 22), and on this occasion probably gave the speech De domo Ciceronis (Quint. Inst. 10,1,23). In 52 BC, he took up the cause of T. Annius [I 14] Milo, the murderer of  Clodius Pulc…

Praetextatus

(153 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
Roman cognomen ('boy dressed in a toga praetexta'). Epithet of L. Papirius [I 23] P. and in the Sulpicii family (Sulpicius); widespread in the Imperial Period. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [1] Vettius Agorius P. Praefectus Urbi AD 265-267 c. AD 320-384. Having started his career as quaestor and praetor, he became corrector Tusciae et Umbriae before 362, as a favourite of Iulianus [11] proconsul Achaiae in 362/4, praefectus urbi in Rome in 365/7, then a praetorian prefect of Illyria, Italia, and Africa; designated a consul in 384; several times …

Appianus

(970 words)

Author(s): Magnino, Domenico (Pavia) | Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum)
[I] Historian (c. AD 90-160) [German version] A. Life [I] Alexandrian historian, who was born between AD 90 and 95 in Alexandria, lived there until 120 and then in Rome. The autobiography mentioned in the proemium of his work (pr. 15,62) is not preserved. Sparse biographical information can be found in his work, in a letter by Fronto (1,161-2 van Hout) and in Photius, which places his ἀκμή ( akmḗ; flowering) in the time of Trajan and Hadrian (cod. 57, p.17a,21). In Rome he was active as an attorney and held the rank of a procurator Augusti. Died in Rome in AD 160. Magnino, Domenico (Pavia) …

Lusius [II]

(481 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Italic personal name [1. 184, 359]. I. Republican period [German version] [I 1] Nephew of C. Marius [I 1] Son of the sister of C. Marius [I 1], military tribune in the Cimbrian War in Gaul. When attempting to rape a young soldier, he was stabbed by the latter, but the perpetrator was acquitted by the military tribunal because he had been defending himself (Cic. Mil. 9 with Schol. Bobiensia 114 Stangl; Val. Max. 6,1,12; Plut. Marius 14,4-9). This acquittal was a popular theme in Roman rhetoric instruction (Cic. Inv. 2,124; Quint. Inst. 3,11,14 et passim). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) II. Imper…

Antistia

(126 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
[German version] [1] Mother-in-law to Ti. Sempronius Gracchus Wife of Ap. Claudius Pulcher ( cos. 143 BC) and mother-in-law to Ti. Sempronius Gracchus (Plut. Ti. Gracch. 4,3). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] First wife of Pompey First wife of Pompey, who separated from her at Sulla's behest in 82 BC (Plut. Pomp. 4,9). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [3] Politta Daughter of L.  Antistius [II 12] Vetus (middle of the 1st cent. AD) Daughter of L.  Antistius [II 12] Vetus, and wife of Rubellius Plautus, who was banished to Asia for associ…

Plaetorius

(163 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Bartels, Jens (Bonn)
Name of a Roman plebeian family (occasionally confused with Laetorius); attained some distinction only in the 2nd cent. BC; insignificant in the Imperial Period. [German version] [1] P. Cestianus, L. Quaestor 43/2 BC Quaestor in 43/42 BC under M. Iunius [I 10] Brutus; issued denarii depicting a pilleus between two daggers, with the legend Eid(ibus) Mar(tiis), thus celebrating the assassination of Caesar on the Ides of March of 44 BC (RRC 508). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] P. Cestianus, M. Probably governor of Macedonia in 63/2 Quaestor before 69 BC (Cic. Font…

Vibullius

(397 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Uncommon Roman gens name, possibly of Etruscan origin (Schulze, 405). I. Republican period [German version] [I 1] V. Rufus, L. Follower and close confidant of Cn. Pompeius [I 3] Magnus, from no later than 49 BC his praefectus [8] fabrum. In 56 BC he was sent to Cicero to stop him resisting Caesar's land distribution in Campania (Cic. Fam. 1,9,10); in 54 he was a courier for Caesar (Cic. Ad Q. fr. 3,1,18). At the outbreak of the civil war in 49 BC he was sent to Picenum to enlist troops for Pompey (Caes. B Civ. 1,15,4). He took over…

Apronius

(432 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Latin name with Etruscan parallels [1] (regarding distribution see ThLL 2,211). I. Republican period [German version] [I 1] Tribunus plebis 449 BC C., people's tribune in 449 BC after the end of the Decemvirate (Liv. 3,54,13). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [I 2] Cn. 3rd cent. BC as a former aedile he was extradited by Rome in 266 with his colleague Q. Fabius because of a physical attack on a delegation from Apollonia, but then was returned by that city (MRR 1,201). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [I 3] Q. Tax collector of verres in Sicily One of Verres' ta…

Cosconius

(328 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Plebeian family, attested since the 3rd cent. BC (ThlL, Onom. 2,663f.). I. Republican period [German version] [I 1] C., C. Commander in the Social War in Apulia 89 BC Fought successfully in 89 BC in the Social War in Apulia (as praetor or legate?, Liv. Per. 75), proconsul in Illyria from 78-76 (Cic. Clu. 97 etc.); perhaps identical with the C. mentioned in Valerius Maximus(8,1 para. 8). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [I 2] C., C. Praetor 63 BC, record-keeper during the case against the Catilinarians As praetor he was in 63 BC the record-keeper during the Senate d…

Cilnius

(145 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Name of an important family in Arretium (Schulze, 149); involved in a dispute with the town's citizens in 302 BC (Liv. 10,3,2 i.a.). Augustus called  Maecenas a Cilnian, which presumably only referred to his maternal ancestors (Macrob. Sat. 2,4,12). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [1] C. Proculus, C. Cos. suff. 87 AD From Arretium. Cos. suff. in AD 87 (AE 1949, 23). Father of C. [2]. Eck, Werner (Cologne) [German version] [2] C. Proculus, C. Senator, governor, c. 100 AD Senator from Arretium (CIL XI 1833 and AE 1926, 123 belong together: [1. 239ff.] = AE 1985,…

Blossius

(172 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Inwood, Brad (Toronto)
Italian-Oscan gentilicium (Schulze 423 ThIL 2,2054f.). Cicero mentions a respected B. family from Campania (Leg. agr. 2,93), whose members in Capua are known to have been opponents of Rome in 216 and 210 BC (Liv. 23,7,8f.;27,3,4f.). [German version] [1] Latin poet and advocate, 5th cent. AD see Dracontius. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] of Cumae Politician and philosopher, died 128 BC An Italian political figure (born 128 BC), whom Plutarch described as a philosopher because the Stoic Antipater [10] of Tarsus was his friend and while in …

Asiaticus

(148 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Honorary name that replaced the older form Asiagenus/-genes in the Augustan period, common among the Cornelii Scipiones, in the Imperial period also among the Valerians; first adopted as a victor's title by P.  Cornelius Scipio Asiagenus ( cos. 190), then continued by his descendants. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [1] Aristocrat from Gaul (died 69 AD) Aristocrat from Gaul ( dux Galliarum), who fought for Julius Vindex in AD 68; executed by  Vitellius upon the soldiers' wish in 69 (Tac. Hist. 2,94,2; PIR2 A 1215). Eck, Werner (Cologne) [German version] [2] Valerius Asi…

Erucius

(320 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Italian family name (possibly originating in Etruria, Schulze, 112, 170), attested from the 1st cent. BC but not of any significance until the 2nd cent. AD. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [1] Sex. E. Clarus Partaker in the Parthian War of Trajan Son of the E. Clarus named in Pliny (Ep. 2,9,4), grandson of the later Praetorian prefect Septicius Clarus; father or grandfather of E. [2]. Pliny supported him in the early stages of his career. He took part in Trajan's Parthian War, in which he conquered Seleucia probably in AD …

Ovinius

(271 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Latin family name, derived from the Oscan praenomen Ovius. I. Republican period [German version] [I 1] People's tribune before 312 BC, author of the Lex Ovinia People's tribune before 312 BC and author of the Lex Ovinia, which entrusted the censors with keeping the roll of senators (Fest. 290 L.). MRR 1,158. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) II. Imperial period [German version] [II 1] L.O.Curius Proculus Modianus Africanus 3rd cent. AD official Cos. suff. probably in the 1st half of the 3rd cent. AD (CIL VI 1479 = ILS 8093 = CIL VI Suppl. VIII ad 1479). PIR2 O 185. Eck, Werner (Cologne) …

Fundanius

(320 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Will, Wolfgang (Bonn)
Widespread Roman plebeian gentes name (Schulze 357, 533, 542). [German version] [1] F., C. Plebeian tribune in 68 BC Plebeian tribune in 68 BC (?), one of the originators of the lex Antonia de Termessibus (Roman Statutes 1, 1996, no. 19), at the same time curator viarum (ILLRP 465a). Probably identical to C.F. who was defended by Cicero in 66 or 65 (Q. Cic. comm. petitionis 19) and is still mentioned in 59 (Cic. Ad Q. Fr. 1,2,10). He was probably also the father-in-law of the antiquarian M. Terentius  Varro, who introduces him as a dialogue partner in de re rustica (1,2,1 et passim). Elvers, Karl-…

Aemilia

(261 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
[German version] [1] Vestalis maxima probably 178 BC Vestalis maxima probably 178 BC (Obseq. 8; Val. Max. 1,1,6-7; Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 2,68,3-5 [1]). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] Vestal, died 114 BC Vestal, condemned in a sensational trial and executed in 114 BC, because of incest, with other colleagues (MRR 1,534; 537). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [3] Wife of Pompey Daughter of M. Aemilius Scaurus (cos. 115 BC), first married to M'. Acilius Glabrio (cos. 67), forced by Sulla 82 (?) to marry Pompey (Plut. Sull. 33,4; Pompon. 9,1). Elvers, Karl-Lu…

Aristius

(95 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Will, Wolfgang (Bonn)
Roman family name (ThLL 2,646 f.) [1]. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [1] M., military tribune 52 BC A., M., military tribune in Caesar's army during the Gallic uprising of 52 BC (Caes. B. Gall. 7,42,5; 43,1). Will, Wolfgang (Bonn) [German version] [2] Fuscus, poet and grammaticus (1st cent. BC) A., Fuscus, poet and grammaticus, close friend and critic of  Horatius, who dedicated Carm. 1,22 and Epist. 1,10 to him. Sat. 1,9,61-74 shows his sense of humour. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography R. G. M. Nisbet, M. Hubbard, A Commentary on Horace: Odes, Book 1…

Atidius

(147 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
(Attidius), seldom used proper name (cf. the municipium Attidium in Umbria, Schulze 558; ThlL 2,1174). [German version] [1] Senator, exile at the court of  Mithridates, killed 67 BC Senator, exile at the court of  Mithridates VI, killed by him in 67 BC (App. Mith. 410). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] A. Geminus Governor in Greece under Augustus after 29 BC Governor in Greece ( praetor Achaiae, Tac. Ann. 4,43,3) under Augustus after 29 BC, whose decision the Messenians cited in AD 25. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [3] (Attidius). A. Cornelianus, L.…

Decimius

(225 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Nutton, Vivian (London)
Roman family name, whose older and inscriptional form is Decumus (Schulze, 159), derived from  Decimus. Historic bearers of the name are documented since the 2nd half of the 2nd cent. BC. [German version] [1] D., C. Legate in Egypt 168 BC Legate in Crete in 171 BC, praetor peregrinus in 169, legate in Egypt in 168. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] D., Num. Leader of allies in the war against Hannibal 217 BC from Bovianum in Samnium; in 217, he brought timely help with a contingent of allies to the magister equitum Q. Minucius who was under heavy pressure from Hannibal …

Arruntia

(60 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
[German version] [1] Vestalin (1st half 1st cent. BC) Vestal in 69 BC at the latest. (Macrob. Sat. 3.13.11). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] A. Arria Camilla (2nd half 1st cent. AD) Probably the daughter of L. Arruntius [II 8] Camillus Scribonianus; must have lived into the Trajanic era (Raepsaet-Charlier, no. 103; PIR2 A 1152). Eck, Werner (Cologne)

Apponius

(351 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
[German version] [1] Q., Roman officer (46 BC) Q., officer (military tribune ?) of Pompey in Spain in 46 BC. (Dio 43,29,3) [1]. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] Cn. (middle of the 1st cent. BC) Cn., accuser of M.  Saufeius 52 BC (Ascon. 55C). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography 1 Nicolet 2, 779-781. [German version] [3] Died 43 BC Proscribed and murdered in 43 BC (App. B Civ. 4,26). Eck, Werner (Cologne) [German version] [4] Died 68 AD Delator of unknown social rank, lynched by the people in Rome after Nero's death (Plut. Galba 8,7). Eck, Werner (Cologne) …

Vitellius

(1,946 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Roman nomen gentile, in the form Vitellia also a place name, diminutive of Vitulus (thus [1]). The information on the early history of the family in Suet. Vit. 1,1-3 is fictitious. I. Republican period [German version] [I 1] The name is first recorded in the late Republican period. Therefore, the Vitellii fratres, who wanted to topple the young Republic with the Aquilii fratres (Aquillius [I 1]) in 509 BC according to annalistic tradition (Liv. 2,4,1-3; Plut. Publicola 3,4), are fictitious; likewise fictitious is the wife of the founder of the Republic L.…

Considius

(531 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Italian proper name (Schulze, 158, 456; ThlL, Onom. 2, 566f.) attested from 1st cent. BC, so C. [I 1] below is probably unhistorical. I. Republic [German version] [I 1] C., Q. People's tribune 476 BC People's tribune 476 BC. A later tradition that he proposed an agrarian law with his colleague T. Genucius and initiated a process against the consul of 477, T. Menenius, for not helping the Fabii at the Cremera (Liv. 2,52; Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 9,27,2) is of doubtful authenticity. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [I 2] C., Q. Rich senator, 1st half of the 1st cent. BC In 74 BC was judg…

Catius

(369 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Plebeian surname (ThlL, Onom. 264f.). I. Republican period [German version] [I 1] C., Q. Aedile, 210 BC In 210 BC plebeian aedile, in 207 legate of the consul C. Claudius Nero. In 205 envoy to Delphi to deliver the booty resulting from the defeat of Hasdrubal (Liv. 28,45,12). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [I 2] C. Vestinus, C. Military tribune under Antonius, 1st cent. BC Military tribune under Antonius 43 BC at Mutina, was taken prisoner by Plancus (Cic. Fam. 10,23,5). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) II. Imperial period [German version] [II 1] C. see  Caesius [II 4]. Eck, Wer…

Cominius

(462 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
[German version] I. Republican period Italic family name (ThlL, Onom. 2, 543); from the 2nd cent. BC its bearers belonged to the Roman equestrian class, and during the imperial period occasionally acceded to the Senate. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [I 1] C., P. Roman eques from Spoletium, 1st half of the 1st cent. BC Roman knight from Spoletium, and an acquaintance of Cicero; in 74 BC with his brother C.C. unsuccessfully accused L. Aelius Staienus (Cic. Clu. 100), and in 66 and 65 the people's tribune C. Cornelius [I 2], defended by Cicero, for maiestas (Ascon. 59-62C; Ci…

Epulo

(266 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Scheid, John (Paris)
[German version] [1] King of the Istri, defeated cos. A. Manlius Vulso in 178 AD Name (probably Roman nickname ‘the feaster’) of the king of the Istri ( rex E. Enn. Ann. 408 SK.; rex Aepulo Liv. 41,11,1, Apulo Flor. 1,26 [1]). In 178 he defeated consul A.  Manlius Vulso (MRR 1,395), but was ejected again from the captured Roman camp, where the victors were enjoying their supplies ( rex accubans epulari coepit, Liv. 41,2,12; 41,4,7). In 177 he was besieged in Nesactium, and killed himself after the capture of the city (41,11,6; a different account in Flor. 1,26). E. …

Fannia

(143 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
[German version] [1] In 88 BC, F. hid the ostracized C. Marius in her house in Minturnae In 88 BC, F. hid the ostracized C. Marius in her house in Minturnae, after he had helped her to win back her dowry in a divorce case in 100 BC against C. Titinius (Val. Max. 8,2,3; Plut. Marius 38,3-9). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] Daughter of Clodius [II 15] Full name perhaps Clodia F. Daughter of the senator and Stoic Clodius [II 15] Thrasea Paetus and of Arria [2]. Wife of Helvidius Priscus, whom she accompanied into exile under Nero and Vespasian. He…

Strabo

(2,038 words)

Author(s): Radt, Stefan | Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum)
[German version] [1] Greek geographer and historian, Augustan Period (Στράβων/ Strábōn). Greek geographer and historian, Augustan Period. [German version] I. Life Our only source is S.'s own work. The years of his birth and death are not established, but S. describes as 'my time' the period beginning with Pompeius' [I 3] re-organization of Asia Minor (62 BC) [1]; the latest event mentioned by S. is the death of Juba [2] II (probably AD 23/4; 17,3,7 = C 828,32 ff.; 17,3,9 = C 829,28 f.; 17,3,25 = C 840,15 f.; referen…

Rex

(661 words)

Author(s): Eder, Walter (Berlin) | Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum)
[German version] [1] King Rex (pl. reges; Indo-Germanic * rḗg̑-s, Old Indo-Aryan rā́j-, Celtic -rīx) in Latin denotes a king; in the Greek world, the Indo-Germanic term probably gave way in the Mycenaean period to the ruler designations anax ( wanax ) and basileús . The Imperial and Byzantine word ῥῆξ ( rhêx) was originally a mere Greek transliteration of the Latin rex and generally refers to tribal kings of foreign peoples. According to the root of the word * h3reg̑- ('to straighten', 'to stretch out'), the job of the rex was to 'rule', i.e. to keep the world 'upright' and perpendic…

Ancharius

(125 words)

Author(s): Will, Wolfgang (Bonn) | Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum)
[German version] [1] Q., praetor 56 BC Q., 73 BC legate in Greece (Syll.3 748), 65 (?) proquaestor in Macedonia (IvOl 328). As tribune of the people, 59 he opposed the politics of the consul  Caesar together with his colleague Bibulus (Cic. Sest. 113; Vatin. 16; Cass. Dio 38,6,1: schol. Bob. 135, 146St.). After the praetorship of 56 followed the proconsulate in Maedonia (Cic. Fam. 13,40) Will, Wolfgang (Bonn) [German version] [2] C. Rufus (1st half of 1st cent. BC) C., Rufus from Fulginae, accuser (?) of L. Varenus c. 80 BC [1]. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [3] Priscus (1st …

Lucius [II]

(235 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
(Old Latin Loucios, Greek Λεύκιος/ Leúkios or Λούκιος/ Loúkios, abbreviation L., in the east of the empire also Lu.). Roman praenomen. Etymologically related to lux (‘light’) [4. 823], according to ancient derivation ‘the one born at first daylight’ (Varro, Ling. 5,60; Fest. 106; Liber de praenominibus 5). A late invention is the derivation of L. as ‘descendant of the Etruscan Lucumones’ (Liber de praen. op.cit.) to explain the first name of the Roman king L. Tarquinius Priscus, who was originally called Lucumo. L. i…

Cethegus

(145 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld)
Roman cognomen of a branch of the patrician  Cornelii (ThlL, Onom. 356-59). Attested from the 3rd cent. BC onwards; also Cetegus (Cic. Or. 160); Greek Κέθηγος ( Kéthēgos), supposedly because the family refused to wear the tunica (Porph. Hor. Ars P. 50). Also attested in inscriptions as a family name [1. 293]. There is perhaps no connection between the imperial and republican bearers of the name. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [1] Rufius Petronius Nicomachus C. Cos. 504 AD Cos. AD 504, patricius from c. 512, mag. officiorum, princeps senatus. During the siege of Rome …

Ampius

(244 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Will, Wolfgang (Bonn)
Roman gentilicium. [German version] [1] C., praef. socium 201 BC C., praef. socium 201 BC (Liv. 31,2,5-9). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] Balbus, T., Praetor 59 BC, historian Balbus, T., tribunus plebis 63 BC (Vell. Pat. 2,40,4), praetor 59, finally procos. in Asia (MRR 2, 197). After his return he was an unsuccessful candidate for the consulate in 55 (schol. Bob. 156St.), in the Civil War he fought on the side of Pompey ( Pompeius), for whom he had already as tribunus plebis especially applied himself and who therefore had supported him when he ran for con…

Annaeus

(333 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Name of a tribe probably of Sabine origin [1]. In public life of the Republican era, name-bearers appeared first in the 1st cent. BC. The name became known especially in the 1st cent. AD through the epic poet M. A.   Lucanus and through the rhetorician L. A.  Seneca and his son by the same name, the philosopher and politician; see also Cornutus I. Republican era [German version] [I 1] Brocchus, C., senator 73 BC Brocchus, C., senator 73 BC (probably aedilicius), under Verres in Sicily ([2] Cic. Verr. 2,3,93 and passim; MRR 2, 115). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography 1 Syme, RP 2, 587-…

Fadius

(140 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Roman nomen gentile, attested to from the 1st cent. BC (Schulze, 132; 516). I. Republican period [German version] [1] F., T. Quaestor in 63 BC; in 57 as plebeian tribune he supported the recall of Cicero (Cic. P. Red. Sen. 21; Ad Q. Fr. 1,4,3; Att. 3,23,4). In 52 he was exiled for unknown reasons (Cic. Fam. 5,18). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography Syme, RP 2, 594 (Name). [German version] [2] F. Gallus, M. Epicurean the Epicurean, M.  Fabius [I 18] Gallus. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) II. Imperial period [German version] [II 1] L. F. Rufinus Cos. suff. AD 113 ; belonged to P…

Nerva

(717 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
[German version] [1] Roman cognomen Roman cognomen (probably from nervus) meaning ‘strength’. Attested in the families of the Aebutii, Cocceii, Licinii and Silii. Its most famous bearer is emperor M. Cocceius N. [2]. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography 1 Kajanto, Cognominia 105; 247  Walde/Hofmann 2, 165. [German version] [2] Roman emperor AD 96-98 Roman emperor AD 96-98. Born on AD 8 November 30 in Narnia with the name M. Cocceius Nerva; his father was the jurist of same name (Cocceius [5]), his mother Sergia Plautilla. Presumably his fat…

Curiatius

(297 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Rüpke, Jörg (Erfurt)
Italian surname (Schulze, 355); according to Roman legend, Rome's war against Alba Longa under King Tullus Hostilius was decided through the fight between the triplet Curiatii brothers of Alba and the triplet Horatii brothers ( Horatius) of Rome, with the former being killed (Liv. 1,24f.; Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 3,16-20). After the destruction of Alba, the family is said to have moved to Rome and to have been included among the Patricians (Liv. 1,30,2; Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 3,29,7). The consul recorded in the fasti for 453 BC, member of the 1st collegium of the decemvirs for the d…

Didius

(1,095 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Roman plebeian gentile name (also spelled Deidius on coins and inscriptions, Schulze, 438). The name is attested from the 2nd cent. BC. I Republic [German version] [I 1] D., T.(?) People's tribune 143 BC Probably instituted as people's tribune in 143 BC (MRR 1,472) a law to regulate expenditure on banquets, so extending the lex sumptuaria of C.  Fannius Strabo (Macrob. Sat. 3,17,6). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography E. Baltrusch, Regimen morum, 1989, 85f. [German version] [I 2] D., C. Fleet commander for Caesar In 46/5 BC fleet commander for Caesar (Flor. 2,13,75), i…

Fabricius

(716 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Roman plebeian nomen gentile, probably not from faber (‘smith’), but from Etruscan hapre like Faberius and others. [1; 2]. Perhaps the family immigrated to Rome [3], in the 3rd cent. BC it became part of the nobility with F. [I 3] but was unable to maintain this status in the 2nd cent. In Rome there was a compitum Fabricium (Fest. 180L) or a vicus Fabrici (ILS 6073) between Caelius and Palatine, perhaps named after the place of residence of F. [I 3] [4], and the pons Fabricius,  F. [I 1]. I. Republican period [German version] [1] F., L. People's tribune 62 BC In 62 BC probably people's trib…

Lactuca

(307 words)

Author(s): Hünemörder, Christian (Hamburg) | Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum)
[German version] [1] Lettuce plant Lettuce (θρίδαξ/ thrídax, also θρύ-, θρόδαξ/ thrý-, thródax, θριδακίνη/ thridakínē, Lactuca sativa L.), the lettuce plant known in several varieties (Theophr. Hist. pl. 7,4,5 et passim), whose cultivation and protection against pests, as well as culinary and medical uses, are described by Theophrastus. Thus, according to Theophr. Hist. pl. 7,6,2, its juice is said to help against dropsy and eye sores. Lettuce has been cultivated in Europe, North Africa and Asia for a long time …

Geminius

(201 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Roman family name, probably derived from, and in manuscripts often confused with, Geminus (Schulze 108). I. Republican period [German version] [I 1] G. Friend of Pompey Friend of Pompey, on whose orders he murdered M. Iunius Brutus in 77 BC (Plut. Pompeius 2,6; 16,6). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [I 2] G. Friend des M. Antonius Friend of the triumvir Marcus Antonius [I 9], who tried in vain to persuade the latter to return to Rome in 32 BC and become reconciled with Octavian (Plut. Antonius 59,1). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) II. Imperial period [German version] [II 1]…

Favonius

(377 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Flamant, Jaques (Venelles)
Rare Roman family name, occurring in Latium (Schulze 563). [German version] [1] F., M. Opponent of P. Clodius Pulcher He came from the municipal elite and was a follower of M.  Porcius Cato (Uticensis), whose political and personal intransigence he attempted to imitate, leading to envy and numerous electoral defeats. In 61 BC he attacked P. Clodius [I 4] Pulcher, in 60 he unsuccessfully charged Q. Caecilius [I 32] Metellus Pius Scipio. In the 50s he opposed Caesar, Pompey and Crassus in vain. He became aedile in 5…

Saufeius

(145 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Bartels, Jens (Bonn)
Italic nomen gentile. The family was from the ancient local aristocracy of Praeneste (CIL I2 279-290; 1467-1471; 2439) and is attested in Rome itself and as traders on Delos from the end of the 2nd cent. BC onwards (RRC 204). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [1] S., L. Appears in Cicero's letters 67-44 BC as an Epicurean (Cic. Att. 7,2,4) and a friend of Pomponius [I 5] Atticus (Cic. Att. 7,1,1). In 43 the latter rescued S., who had been proscribed because of his wealth  (Nep. Att. 12,3). Bartels, Jens (Bonn) [German version] [2] S., M. Leader of Annius [I 14] Milo's followe…

Acutius

(77 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
[German version] [1] A., M. Tribunus plebis 401 BC Tribunus plebis 401 BC (MRR 1, 84). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] A. Rufus Supporter of Pompeius supporter of Pompeius (Caes. B Civ. 3,83,2). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [3] A. Nerva, Q. Cos. suff. in AD 100 cos. suff. in AD 100, probably identical to the governor of Lower Germany in 101/102 (CIL XIII 7697; 7715 f.; FOst 45; PIR2 A 101 [1]). Eck, Werner (Cologne) Bibliography 1 Eck, 161 f.

Decidius

(186 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Italic personal name, historically attested since the 1st cent. BC (ThlL, Onom. 3,70). [German version] [1] Decidius Saxa, L. People's tribune 44 BC born in Spain (according to Cic. Phil. 11,5,12), but probably of Italic descent, he fought against the Pompeians in Spain in 49 BC (Caes. B Civ. 1,66,3) and in 45 probably against Pompeius' sons. Designated people's tribune by Caesar for 44, he joined M. Antonius [I 9] after Caesar's death and became a member of a commission for the distribution of land to veterans (MRR 2…

Curio

(238 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Gizewski, Christian (Berlin)
[German version] [1] Cognomen in the gens Scribonia Cognomen in the gens Scribonia ( Scribonius). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography ThlL, Onom. 2, 757-760 Kajanto, Cognomina 318. [German version] [2] Head of each of the 30 curiae Curio is the name traditionally given to the head of each of the 30 curiae, the old class of the Roman people between the tribus and the gentes. The curiones is assisted in his religious role by a flamen curialis; at the head of the curio was a curio maximus (Liv. 27,8,1; CIL VIII 1174) elected by all the people. We cannot delineate in detail a…

Allius

(171 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
Roman gentilicium. [German version] [1] M., friend of Catullus (1st cent. BC) M., friend of Catullus (Carm. 68 is dedicated to him). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [2] Bala, C., mint master in 92 BC Bala, C., mint master in 92 BC (RRC 336). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [German version] [3] Fuscianus, cos. suff. (around 160 AD) Fuscianus, C., praetorian governor of Arabia around AD 160 and cos. suff. (PIR2 A 544) [1]. Eck, Werner (Cologne) [German version] [4] Fuscus, governor (end of 2nd cent. AD) Fuscus, C., son of no. 3, consular governor of Germania Inferior, p…

Considius

(489 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Italischer Eigenname (Schulze, 158, 456; ThlL, Onom. 2, 566f.), bezeugt seit dem 1. Jh.v.Chr. (C. [I 1] ist wohl unhistor.). I. Republikanische Zeit [English version] [I 1] C., Q. Volkstribun 476 v.Chr. Volkstribun 476 v.Chr.; nach späterer Tradition soll er mit seinem Kollegen T. Genucius ein Ackergesetz beantragt und einen Prozeß gegen den Consul von 477, T. Menenius, angestrengt haben, weil er den Fabiern an der Cremera keine Hilfe gebracht habe (Liv. 2,52; Dion. Hal. ant. 9,27,2); von zweifelhafter Historizität. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] …

Aristius

(102 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Will, Wolfgang (Bonn)
Röm. Familienname (ThLL 2,646 f.) [1]. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum)…

Lentulus

(148 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Benz, Lore (Kiel)
Röm. Cognomen, volksetym. von lens, “Linse” abgeleitet (Plin. nat. 18,10), tatsächlich Diminutivform von lentus, “träge” [1. 249] in freundlich-spöttischer Bedeutung; nicht etr. Herkunft [so 2. 313; 3. 783]; nur in der Familie der Cornelier vorkommend: Cornelius [I 31-56]; [II 24-33]. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [1] Mimograph der frühen Kaiserzeit In die frühe Kaiserzeit zu datieren ist der mimographus L.; ihm gehörte der verlorene Mimus Catinenses (Tert. de pallio 4,1). Tert. apol. 15,1 stellt L. und den Mimographen Hostilius zusammen…

Favonius

(362 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Flamant, Jaques (Venelles)
Seltener röm. Familienname, in Latium vorkommend (Schulze 563). [English version] [1] F., M. Gegner des P. Clodius Pulcher Aus munizipaler Oberschicht stammend, Anhänger des M. Porcius Cato (Uticensis), dessen polit. und persönl. Unnachgiebigkeit er zu imitieren suchte, was ihm Mißgunst und zahlreiche Wahlniederlagen eintrug. 61 v.Chr. griff er P. Clodius [I 4] Pulcher an, 60 klagte er erfolglos Q. Caecilius [I 32] Metellus Pius Scipio an. In den 50er Jahren opponierte er vergeblich gegen Caesar, Pompeius und Cra…

Rex

(565 words)

Author(s): Eder, Walter (Bochum) | Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum)
[English version] [1] König R. (Pl. reges; idg. * rḗg̑-s, altind. rā́j-, kelt. -rīx) bezeichnet im Lat. den König; im griech. Raum ist wohl in myk. Zeit die idg. Wortform den Herrscherbezeichnungen anax ( wanax ) und basileús gewichen. Das kaiserzeitliche und byz. Wort ῥῆξ ist urspr. bloße griech. Umschrift des lat. rex und bezeichnet meist Stammeskönige auswärtiger Völker. Nach der Wortwurzel * h3reg̑- (“geraderichten”, “ausstrecken”) ist es Aufgabe des r. zu “regieren”, d. h. die Welt “aufrecht” und im Lot zu halten, den “richtigen” Einklang von Ges. und natürl…

Gallus

(119 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Weitverbreitetes röm. Cognomen (“Gallier”). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [1] Schöpfer der Liebeselegie, geb. 69/68 v. Chr. s. Cornelius [II 18] Gallus Eck, Werner (Köln) [English version] [2] P.G. Ritter, 65 n. Chr. verbannt Ritter, der mit dem praef. praet. Faenius Rufus und dem Consular Antistius [II 12] Vetus befreundet war; deshalb 65 n.Chr. verbannt (PIR2 G 66). Bei Tacitus wird der Name als Publius Gallus überliefert, was ausgeschlossen ist. Hinter Publius verbirgt sich ein nomen gentile, vielleicht Publilius? Eck, Werner (Köln) Bibliography W. Eck, in:…

Fabricius

(629 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Röm. plebeischer Gentilname, wohl nicht von faber (“Schmied”), sondern von etr. hapre wie Faberius u.a. [1; 2]. Vielleicht nach Rom eingewandert [3], gelangte die Familie im 3. Jh. v.Chr. mit F. [I 3] zur Nobilität, ohne diesen Status im 2. Jh. halten zu können. In Rom gab es ein compitum Fabricium (Fest. 180L) bzw. einen vicus Fabrici (ILS 6073) zwischen Caelius und Palatin, vielleicht nach dem Wohnort von F. [I 3] benannt [4], und den pons Fabricius, F. [I 1]. I. Republikanische Zeit [English version] [1] F., L. Volkstribun 62 v.Chr. 62 v.Chr. wohl Volkstribun (MRR 2, 141, Anm…

Caninius

(372 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Will, Wolfgang (Bonn)
Plebeischer Gentilname, bezeugt seit dem 2.Jh. v.Chr. (Schulze, 144; ThlL, Onom. 137f.). [English version] [1] C. Gallus, L. Volkstribun 56 v.Chr. Volkstribun 56 v.Chr., wollte erfolglos die Wiedereinsetzung des Ptolemaios Auletes in Ägypten durchführen lassen (MRR 2,209). 56 wurde er von Cicero verteidigt (fam. 7,1,4), war 51 in Athen häufig mit ihm zusammen und besuchte ihn 46 in Rom. Er starb 44. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [2] C. Gallus, L. Consul 37 v.Chr. Sohn von C. 1, Konsul 37 v.Chr. mit M. Vipsanius Agrippa (MRR 2,395; PIR 22 C 389). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (B…

Caesonius

(248 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Röm. Gentilname, seit dem 1.Jh. belegt (Schulze 136f.; ThlL, Onom. 54f.). I. Republikanische Zeit [English version] [I 1] C., M. Amtsträger 1. Jh. n. Chr. 74 v.Chr. Richter im ersten Prozeß gegen A. Cluentius Habitus, 70 Richter im Verres-Prozeß, 69 curulischer Aedil zusammen mit Cicero (Cic. Verr. 1,29; MRR 2,132). Wohl 66 Praetor, da er als Kandidat für den Konsulat von 63 galt (Cic. Att. 1,1,1); wohl identisch mit dem von Cicero (Att. 12,11) erwähnten C. …

Cominius

(428 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
[English version] I. Republikanische Zeit Italischer Familienname (ThlL, Onom. 2, 543); seine Träger gehörten seit dem 2. Jh.v.Chr. zum röm. Ritterstand und stiegen in der Kaiserzeit vereinzelt in den Senat auf.…

Apponius

(357 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
[English version] [1] Q., röm.Offizier (46 v. Chr.) Q., Offizier (Militärtribun ?) des Pompeius in Spanien 46 v. Chr. (Dio 43,29,3) [1].…

Fannia

(134 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
[English version] [1] Helferin des C. Marius 88 v.Chr. in Minturnae F. versteckte 88 v.Chr. den geächteten C. Marius in ihrem Haus in Minturnae, nachdem sie im J. 100 durch seine Hilfe in einem Scheidungsverfahren gegen C. Titinius ihre Mitgift zurückerhalten hatte (Val. Max. 8,2,3; Plut. Marius 38,3-9). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [2] Tochter Clodius' [II 15] Vielleicht ist Clodia F. der volle Name. Tochter des Senators und Stoikers Clodius [II 15] Thrasea Paetus und der Arria [2]. Frau von Helvidius Priscus, den sie unter Nero und …

Numonius

(158 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Seltener röm. Familienname. Bekannt C.N.Vala, der als IIIvir monetalis 41 v.Chr. Aurei und Denare prägte (RRC 514; s.u. N. [1]). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [1] N. Vala Adressat von Hor. epist. 1, 15 An ihn schrieb Horaz ca. 20 v.Chr. (Hor. epist. 1,15). Evtl. mit dem C.N.Vala identisch, der im J. 41 als Münzmeister bezeugt ist (RRC 1, 522f. Nr. 514). PIR2 N 243; 244. Eck, Werner (Köln) [English version] [2] C.N.Vala Legat des Q. Varus in Germanien Legat des Quinctilius Varus bei dessen letztem Zug durch Germanien; N. floh mit der Reiterei in Richtung Rh…

Equitius

(239 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Portmann, Werner (Berlin)
Seltener römischer Familienname, (zur Ableitung: Varro rust. 2,1,10). [English version] [1] E., L. gab sich als Sohn des Ti. Sempronius Gracchus aus Abenteurer unbestimmter Herkunft, der sich 102 v.Chr. als Sohn des 133 getöteten Volkstribunen Ti. Sempronius Gracchus ausgab, aber weder vom Censor Q. Caecilius [I 30] Metellus Numidicus noch der Schwester des Gracchus anerkannt wurde. Als Gefolgsmann des L. Ap(p)uleius [I 11] Saturninus bewarb er sich 100 um das Volkstribunat für 99, wurde aber in den Unruhen, die zum Tod des Appuleius führten, selbst getötet. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig…

Verrius

(699 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig | Schmidt, Peter Lebrecht
Röm. Gentilname vielleicht etr. Herkunft (Schulze, 287), erst seit dem 1. Jh. v. Chr. belegt. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig [1] M. V. Flaccus lat. Grammatiker, augusteische Zeit [English version] I. Leben lat. Grammatiker, geb nach 60 v. Chr. V. war der führende Grammatiker der Generation nach Varro [2], geb. in Praeneste nach 60 v. Chr. Suetons Biographie (gramm. 17) läßt Konkurrenz mit Varro erkennen: Der Freigelassene ( libertinus) V. steht dem röm. Ritter ( eques Romanus), der Grammatiker dem Philosophen und Dichter ( philosophus et poeta), dem Politiker und Militär gegenüber. …

Aemilia

(270 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
[English version] [1] Vestalis maxima wohl 178 v. Chr. Vestalis maxima wohl 178 v. Chr. (Obseq. 8; Val. Max. 1,1,6-7; Dion. Hal. ant. 2,68,3-5 [1]). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [2] Vestalin, gest. 114 v. Chr. Vestalin, 114 v. Chr. wegen Inzests mit weiteren Kolleginnen in einem aufsehenerregenden Prozeß verurteilt und hingerichtet (MRR 1,534; 537). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) …

Curio

(213 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Gizewski, Christian (Berlin)
[English version] [1] Cognomen in der gens Scribonia Cognomen in der gens Scribonia (Scribonius). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography ThlL, Onom. 2, 757-760  Kajanto, Cognomina 318. [English version] [2] Vorsteher jeder der 30 röm. curiae C. bezeichnet nach der Tradition den Vorsteher jeder der 30 curiae, der alten, zwischen den tribus und den gentes stehenden Abteilungen des röm. Volkes. Der c. wird in seiner rel. Funktion von einem flamen curialis unterstützt; an der Spitze der c. steht ein vom Gesamtvolk gewählter c. maximus (Liv. 27,8,1; CIL VIII 1174). Der vermutl…

Erucius

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Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Italischer Familienname (möglicherweise aus Etrurien stammend, Schulze, 112, 170), seit dem 1. Jh. v.Chr. bezeugt, aber erst im 2. Jh. n.Chr. von Bedeutung. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [1] Sex. E. Clarus Beteiligt am Partherkrieg Trajans Sohn des von Plinius genannten E. Clarus (epist. 2,9,4), Enkel des späteren Praetorianerpraefekten Septicius Clarus; Vater oder Großvater von E. [2]. Plinius unterstützte ihn in den Anfängen seiner Laufbahn. Am Partherkrieg Traians beteiligt, in dem er wohl 116 n.Chr. Seleucia…

Plaetorius

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Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Bartels, Jens (Bonn)
Name einer röm. plebeiischen Familie (gelegentlich mit Laetorius verwechselt), erst im 2. Jh. v.Chr. zu einigem Ansehen gelangt, in der Kaiserzeit unbedeutend. [English version] [1] P. Cestianus, L. Quaestor 43/2 v. Chr. 43/42 v.Chr. Quaestor unter M. Iunius [I 10] Brutus; emittierte Denare, die mit der Darstellung eines pilleus zwischen zwei Dolchen und der Legende Eid(ibus) Mart(iis) die Ermordung Caesars an den Iden des März 44 v.Chr. feierten (RRC 508). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [2] P. Cestianus, M. Verm. 63/2 Statthalter von Makedonien War vor 69 v.C…

Venuleius

(328 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig | Eck, Werner | Giaro, Tomasz
Röm. Familienname, Nebenform von Venilius (Schulze, 378; 458). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig [English version] [1] L. V. Apronianus Octavius Priscus Sohn von V. [4]. Cos. ord. 123 n. Chr.; procos. von Asia 138/9, SEG 36, 987. Eck, Werner Bibliography Scheid, Collège, 338-342. [English version] [2] L. V. Apronianus Octavius Priscus Senator. Sohn von V. [1]. Obwohl Patrizier, übernahm er nach der Praetur ein Kommando der legio I Italica in Moesia inferior. Cos. suff. unter Antoninus [1] Pius; ebenso consularer Legat in der Hispania Tarraconensis. Cos. ord. II 168 n. Chr. Eck, Werner Biblio…

Octavianus

(372 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Smolak, Kurt (Wien)
Röm. Cognomen, die Adoption aus der gens Octavia (Octavius) bezeichnend, in der röm. Kaiserzeit auch Familienname. [English version] [1] Erster röm. Kaiser (Augustus)…

Albinius

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Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Plebeischer Gentilname. [English version] [1] s. Albanius A. s. Albanius, C. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [2] A., L. L. (1. H. 4. Jh. v. Chr.) brachte beim Galliereinfall 387 v. Chr. die Vestalinnen nach Caere in Sicherheit (Liv. 5,40,9). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [3] A., M. (L. ?) M. (L. ?) Konsulartribun 379 v. Chr. Konsulartribun 379 v. Chr. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [4] A. Paterculus, L. Paterculus, L., Volkstribun 494 bzw. 493 v. Chr. einer der ersten Volkstribunen 494 bzw. 493 v. Chr. Er wird nicht in allen…

Iuncus

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Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Verbreitetes röm. Cognomen und Familienname (“Binse”) [1. 729; 2. 334]. [English version] [1] I., M. Praetor 76 v.Chr. Praetor 76 v.Chr. s. Iunius [I 22] I., M. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography 1 Walde/Hofmann 1 2 Kajanto, Cognomina. [English version] [2] I. Vergilianus Senator, gehörte zum Kreis um Messalina und Silius Senat…

Opilio

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Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Lütkenhaus, Werner (Marl)
[English version] [1] Röm. Cognomen Röm. Cognomen (“Schafhirte”), nur in der Spätant. vorkommend. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography 1 Degrassi, FCIR, 260 2 Kajanto, Cognomina, 323. [English version] [2] Beamter unter Odoacer Zu einer unbestimmten Zeit zw. 476-490 n.Chr. comes sacrarum largitionum unter Odoacer, vielleicht aus Ligurien [2. 183]. Er wird in den Variae des Cassiodorus erwähnt. O.s Söhne Cyprianus und O. hatten unter Theoderich d.Gr. Ämter inne. Lütkenhaus, Werner (Marl) Bibliography 1 PLRE 2, 807f. 2 D. Henning, Periclitans res publica, 1999, 10…

Baebius

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Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Plebeischer Gentilname (Schulze 133; ThlL 2,1674f.). Die Familie trat seit dem 2. Pun. Krieg hervor, aber ohne in der Republik dauerhaft in die ersten Ränge der röm. Nobilität aufzusteigen. Die wichtigste Familie ist die der Tamp(h)ili. In der Kaiserzeit stellen die Baebii zahlreiche Beamte in der Reichsverwaltung.…

Annia

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Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
[English version] [1] Frau des L. Cornelius Cinna (1. H. 1. Jh. v. Chr.) Frau des L. Cornelius Cinna († 84), dann des M. Pupius Piso Frugi, cos. 61 v. Chr. (Vell. 2,41,2). Vielleicht Schwester von A. [I 12] und Tochter von C. Annius [I 15] Rufus. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [2] A. Aurelia Galeria Lucilla s. Lucilla Aug. Gattin des L. Verus Lucilla Aug. Eck, Werner (Köln) [English version] [3] A. Galeria Faustina s. Faustina I. Gattin des Antoninus Pius, s. Faustina I. Eck, Werner (Köln) [English version] [4] A. Galeria Faustina s. Faustina II. Gattin des Marcus Aurelius…

Atidius

(140 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
(Attidius), selten belegter Eigenname (vgl. das Municipium Attidium in Umbrien, Schulze 558; ThlL 2,1174). [English version] [1] Senator, Exilant bei Mithridates VI., 67 v. Chr. getötet Senator, Exilant bei Mithradates VI., von diesem 67 v.Chr. getötet (App. Mithr. 410). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [2] A. Geminus Statthalter in Griechenland unter Augustus nach 29 v. Chr. Statthalter in Griechenland ( praetor Achaiae, Tac. ann. 4,43,3) unter Augustus nach 29 v.Chr., auf dessen Entscheidung sich die Messenier 25 n.Chr. beriefen. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) …

Appius

(446 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Seltener lat. Gentilname (s. [1]) und lat. Praenomen (abgekürzt Ap., kaiserzeitl. App.), dessen bereits ant. Herleitung aus dem Sabinischen (Lib. praen. 6) nicht unbestritten ist; vornehmlich bezeugt für die patrizischen Familien der Claudii Pulchri, seltener bei den Claudii Nerones u. a. Erster bezeugter Namensträger Ap. Claudius Sabinus Inregillensis (Attus Clausus), der Begründer der Gens Claudia in Rom um 500 v. Chr. (Liv. 2,16,4). Wegen des fast auschließlichen Vorkommens innerhalb der Gens…

Cilnius

(145 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Name eines bedeutenden Geschlechtes in Arretium (Schulze, 149), stand 302 v.Chr. im Zwist mit den Bürgern (Liv. 10,3,2 u.a.). Maecenas wurde von Augustus als Cilnier bezeichnet, was vermutlich nur für seine Vorfahren in der weiblichen Linie gilt (Macr. sat. 2,4,12). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [1] C. Proculus, C. Cos. suff. 87 n. Chr. Aus Arretium stammend. Cos. suff. im J. 87 (AE 1949, 23). Vater von C. 2. Eck, Werner (Köln) [English version] [2] C. Proculus, C. Senator, Statthalter um 100 n. Chr. Senator aus Arretium (CIL XI 1833 und AE 1926, 123 gehören zu…

Tremelius

(350 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig | Schmitt, Tassilo | Fündling, Jörg
Röm. Gentilname (hsl. sehr häufig Tremellius), seit dem 2. Jh. v. Chr. bezeugt. Die sechs Generationen praetorischer Vorfahren, deren T. [3] sich rühmt (Varro rust. 2,4,2), sind durchaus glaubhaft. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig [English version] [1] T., Cn. Interzedierte als Volkstribun 168 v. Chr. erfolgreich gegen eine Verlängerung der Amtszeit der Censoren (Liv. 45,15,9), die ihn bei der lectio senatus übergangen hatten. 159 v. Chr. wurde er als Praetor vom pontifex maximus wegen dessen Beleidigung mit einer Strafe ( multa ) belegt. Ein Volksgericht be…

Sestius

(509 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig | Müller, Christian | Bartels, Jens
Röm. Gentilname, auch mit Sextius verwechselt. Die Familie erscheint Mitte des 5. Jh. v. Chr. mit S. [1] und [5] als patrizisch; in der späten Republik existieren nur noch (politisch unbedeutende) plebeiische Mitglieder. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig [English version] [1] S., L. Als Beleg der gerechten Amtsführung des ersten Collegiums der decemviri , speziell des C. Iulius [I 13] Iullus, führen Livius (3,33,9 f.) und Cicero (rep. 2,61) die Erzählung an, daß im Haus des S. eine dort vergrabene Leiche gefunden wurde, und Iulius, der durch sein Amt den S. ohne Provokationsmöglichkeit ( provo…

Catius

(350 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Plebeischer Familienname (ThlL, Onom. 264f.). I. Republikanische Zeit [English version] [I 1] C., Q. Aedil, 210 v.Chr. 210 v.Chr. plebeischer Aedil, 207 Legat des Konsuls C. Claudius Nero. 205 Gesandter nach Delphi zur Überbringung der Beute von Hasdrubal (Liv. 28,45,12). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [I 2] C. Vestinus, C. Militärtribun unter Antonius, 1. Jh. v. Chr. Militärtribun unter Antonius 43 v.Chr. bei Mutina, wurde von Plancus gefangengenommen (Cic. fam. 10,23,5). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) II. Kaiserzeit [English version] [II 1] C. s. Caesius [II…

Axius

(134 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Fuhrer, Therese (Zürich)
Plebeischer Gentilname, seit dem 3.Jh. v.Chr. bezeugt und vielleicht mit dem etr. Stadtnamen Axia zusammenhängend (Schulze, 70; ThlL 2,1640f.). [English version] [1] A., Q. Senator, Bekannter Ciceros, in Werken Varros und Ciceros erwähnt senator ( quaestor vor 73 v.Chr., Sherk, RDGE 23, Z. 12). Er war tribulis des Varro, der ihn rust. 3,2,1 als Dialogpartner einführt, und guter Bekannter Ciceros, der ihn in seiner Korrespondenz häufiger erwähnt (eine Briefsammlung ad Axium in wenigstens zwei B. ist verloren [1]). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography 1 Schanz/Hosius 1, 47…

Arruntia

(55 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
[English version] [1] Vestalin (1.H. 1. Jh. v.Chr.) Vestalin spätestens 69 v.Chr. (Macr. Sat. 3,13,11). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [2] A. Arria Camilla (2.H. 1. Jh. n. Chr.) wohl Tochter des L. Arruntius [II 8] Camillus Scribonianus; müßte bis in traianische Zeit gelebt haben (Raepsaet-Charlier, Nr. 103; PIR2 A 1152). Eck, Werner (Köln)

Trebius

(94 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig | Schmitt, Tassilo | Fündling, Jörg
Oskisch-ital. Praenomen (Abkürzung in lat. Inschr. gewöhnlich Tr.), später auch röm. Gentilname, seit dem 1. Jh. v. Chr. bezeugt. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig [English version] [1] T., Statius Soll Hannibal [4] 216 v. Chr. seine Heimatstadt Compsa ausgeliefert haben (Liv. 23,1,1-3; Zon. 9,2,7). Punische Kriege (II.) Schmitt, Tassilo Bibliography J. von Ungern-Sternberg, Capua im Zweiten Punischen Krieg, 1975, 69. [English version] [2] T. Gallus, M. Röm. Ritter, Praefekt oder Tribun Caesars in Gallien, forderte 57/6 v. Chr. von den Coriosolites (h. Bretagne) Getr…

Didius

(1,021 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Römischer plebeischer Gentilname (auf Mz. und Inschr. auch Deidius, Schulze, 438). Namensträger sind seit dem 2. Jh.v.Chr. hervorgetreten. I. Republikanische Zeit [English version] [I 1] D., T.(?) Volkstribun 143 v. Chr. veranlaßte vermutlich als Volkstribun 143 v.Chr. (MRR 1,472) ein Gesetz zur Aufwandsbegrenzung für Gastmähler in Ergänzung der lex sumptuaria des C. Fannius Strabo (Macr. sat. 3,17,6). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography E. Baltrusch, Regimen morum, 1989, 85f. [English version] [I 2] D., C. Flottenkommandeur Caesars 46/5 v.Chr. Flottenkommandeur…

Albucius

(344 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Walde, Christine (Basel)
[English version] [1] Giftmischer Röm. Gentilname. Name eines Giftmischers bei Hor. sat. 2,1,48, wohl nicht identisch mit dem ebd. 2,2,67 genannten. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [2] A., T., Epikureer, E. 2. Jh. v. Chr. T., Anhänger Epikurs, geriet 120 v. Chr. in Athen wegen seiner Graekophilie in einen Streit mit dem Praetor Q. Mucius Scaevola. A. klagte ihn 119 erfolglos an und wurde deshalb von Lucilius im 2. Satirenbuch verspottet. Praetor und Propraetor 105/4 (107/6 ?) in Sardinien, triumphierte dort nach einen kleinen Erfolg, weshalb ihm der Senat die supplicat…

Ogulnius

(197 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Müller, Christian (Bochum)
Röm. Gentilname, zuerst mit O. [1] hervorgetreten. Die späteren Familienangehörigen sind polit. unbedeutend. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [1] O. Gallus, Q. Führer der röm. Gesandtschaft 292 v. Chr., die den Asklepioskult nach Rom überführte 292 v.Chr. Führer der röm. Gesandtschaft, die während einer Epidemie in Rom den Asklepios-Kult von Epidauros nach Rom überführte (MRR 1, 182); 273 Mitglied der ersten Gesandtschaft nach Alexandreia [1] an den Ptolemäerhof (MRR 1, 182; zum Hintergrund dieser Gesandtschaft [1. 141-145]). Als cos. 269 (MRR 1, 199) führt…

Fundanius

(270 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Will, Wolfgang (Bonn)
Weitverbreiteter röm. plebeischer Gentilname (Schulze 357, 533, 542). [English version] [1] F., C. Volkstribun 68 v.Chr. Volkstribun 68 v.Chr (?), einer der Urheber der lex Antonia de Termessibus (Roman Statutes 1, 1996, Nr. 19), gleichzeitig curator viarum (ILLRP 465a). Wohl identisch mit C.F., der 66 oder 65 von Cicero verteidigt wurde (Q. Cic. comm. petitionis 19) und 59 noch erwähnt wird (Cic. ad Q. fr. 1,2,10). Er dürfte auch der Schwiegervater des Antiquars M. Terentius Varro sein, der ihn als Dialogpartner in de re rustica einführt (1,2,1 u.ö.). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) Bibliography J.W. Crawford, M. Tullius Cicero: The Fragme…

Murena

(105 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Röm. Cognomen (“Muräne”) in der Familie der Licinii (Licinius [I 32-35]), von dort durch Adoption auf A. Terentius Varro M. und seinen gleichnamigen Sohn ( cos. 23 v.Chr.) übergegangen. In der Kaiserzeit auch in weiteren Familien. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [1] Volkstribun 97 n.Chr.…

Longinus

(101 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Tinnefeld, Franz (München)
Röm. Cognomen, abgeleitet von longus (“groß”), in republikan. Zeit in der Familie der Cassii (Cassius [I 6-17; II 14-16]), in der Kaiserzeit in zahlreichen weiteren Familien belegt. Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [1] s. Longinos [1] (Cassius Longinus) s. Kassios Longinos [1]. Tinnefeld, Franz (München) [English version] [2] Praefectus urbi Constantinopolitanae 537-541/2 n. Chr.…

Decidius

(164 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
Italischer Eigenname, seit dem 1. Jh.v.Chr. histor. bezeugt (ThlL, Onom. 3,70). [English version] [1] D. Saxa, L. Volkstribun 44 v.Chr. aus Spanien gebürtig (so Cic. Phil. 11,5,12), aber wohl ital. Abstammung, kämpfte 49 v.Chr. gegen die Pompeianer in Spanien (Caes. civ. 1,66,3) und 45 wahrscheinlich gegen die Pompeiussöhne. Von Caesar zum Volkstribun für 44 bestimmt, schloß er sich nach dessen Tod M. Antonius [I 9] an und wurde Mitglied einer Kommission zur Landverteilung an Veteranen (MRR 2,324, 332f.); 42 komma…

Ampius

(224 words)

Author(s): Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) | Will, Wolfgang (Bonn)
Röm. Gentilname. [English version] [1] C. C., praef. socium 201 v. Chr. praef. socium 201 v. Chr. (Liv. 31,2,5-9). Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) [English version] [2] Balbus, T. Geschichtsschreiber, 1. Jh. v. Chr. Volkstribun 63 v. Chr. (Vell. 2,40,4),
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