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Aemilius Paullus, Lucius (2), Roman censor, 164 BCE  

John Briscoe

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Dec 2015
Aemilius, Lucius, became an augur in 192 bce and governed Further Spain as praetor in 191, with command prorogued for 190 and 189. A defeat in 190 was retrieved by a victory in the following year. ... More

Aemilius Paullus, Lucius (3), Roman consul, 50 BCE  

Arnaldo Momigliano, Theodore John Cadoux, and Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Aemilius, Lucius, elder son of M. *Aemilius Lepidus (2) and brother of M. *Aemilius Lepidus (3), the triumvir, accused *Catilinede vi (of violence) in 63 bce. While quaestor in Macedonia in 59 he was ... More

Aemilius Paullus, Lucius (4), Roman consul, failed conspirator against Augustus, 1 CE  

Theodore John Cadoux, Robin Seager, and Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Aemilius, Lucius, younger son of Paullus *Aemilius Lepidus and Cornelia, daughter of *Scribonia and a Scipio, and husband of *Iulia (4), was consul in ce 1. Towards ce 8 he conspired ... More

Aemilius Scaurus, Marcus (1), Roman censor, 109 BCE  

Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Aemilius, Marcus, of patrician, but recently impoverished and undistinguished family, according to Cicero had to work his way up like a *novus homo. He amassed wealth (not always reputably), gained ... More

Aemilius Scaurus, Marcus (2), Roman praetor, 56 BCE  

Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Aemilius, Marcus, son of M. *Aemilius Scaurus (1) and *Caecilia Metella (1), hence stepson of L. *Cornelius Sulla. Quaestor under *Pompeyc.65 bce, he intervened in Judaea and Nabataea, chiefly for ... More

Aequi  

Edward Togo Salmon

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Dec 2015
Aequi, simple Italic tribe inhabiting the valleys of the Himella, Tolenus, and upper *Anio; their dialect probably resembled Oscan (see sabellic languages). Expanding from the highlands towards ... More

Aesernia  

T. W. Potter

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Dec 2015
Aesernia (mod. Isernia), a strong site near the upper Volturnus river, controlling NW *Samnium. Originally a Samnite town, a Latin colony (see ius latii) established here after the Samnite Wars (263 ... More

Afranius, Burrus, Sextus  

Arnaldo Momigliano and M. T. Griffin

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Dec 2015
Equestrian *procurator of *Livia Drusilla, *Tiberius, and *Claudius, came from Gallia Narbonensis (ILS1321, showing him patron of Vaison). As favourite of *Iulia Agrippina, he was ... More

Afranius, Lucius (2), Roman consul, 60 BCE  

Guy Edward Farquhar Chilver and Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Afranius, Lucius, a *novus homo born in *Picenum (ILS878), served under *Pompey against *Sertorius. He was praetor (probably 72 or 71 bce) and proconsul in either Cisalpine or Transalpine ... More

Africa, Roman  

William Nassau Weech, Brian Herbert Warmington, and R. J. A. Wilson

The *Punic Wars made Rome heir to the Carthaginian empire. In 146 bce she left most territory in the hands of *Masinissa's descendants, but formed a new province (Africa) in the most fertile part. ... More

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