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Ampius Balbus, Titus  

Howard Hayes Scullard and Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Ampius Balbus, Titus, called by his enemies ‘the trumpet of Civil War’ (Cic. Fam. 6. 12. 3), was tribune (63 bce), pro-Pompeian, and proconsul in *Asia in 58 and possibly of *Cilicia after ... More

Amyntas (2), client king of the Romans, late 1st cent. BCE  

Max Cary, Theodore John Cadoux, and Barbara Levick

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Dec 2015
Amyntas (2), a dependent king (see client kings) of the Romans in Asia Minor. Secretary of *Deiotarus, he commanded the Galatian auxiliaries of the Liberators in 42 bce, but deserted after ... More

Anicetus  

Arnaldo Momigliano and M. T. Griffin

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Dec 2015
Anicetus or ‘Aniketos’, freedman and tutor of *Nero, who used him when prefect of the fleet at *Misenum to murder *Iulia Agrippina. Subsequently induced to confess himself the paramour of ... More

Anicius Faustus, Quintus  

Anthony R. Birley

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Mar 2016
Anicius Faustus, Quintus, from Uzappa near Mactar in Africa, as legate of Legio III Augusta from 197–201 was responsible for extending the network of forts in southern Numidia and Tripolitania, from ... More

Annaeus Mela, Lucius  

E. Phillips Barker and M. T. Griffin

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Dec 2015
, youngest son of the elder Seneca (L. *Annaeus Seneca (1)) and father of Lucan M. *Annaeus Lucanus, was an imperial procurator of equestrian status. Claiming Lucan's property after his death in the ... More

Annaeus Novatus  

Arnaldo Momigliano and M. T. Griffin

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Dec 2015
Annaeus Novatus, brother of the philosopher L. *Annaeus Seneca (2), was adopted (between 41 and 52) by the orator and senator L. Junius Gallio, by which name he was then known. As proconsul of Achaia ... More

annals and annalists  

Tim Cornell

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Dec 2015
The Latin word annales (‘yearbooks’, ‘annals’) became the standard term for historical records in a general sense, and was frequently used by historians as a title for their works, probably in ... More

Annia Aurelia Galeria Lucilla  

Anthony R. Birley

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Dec 2015
Annia Aurelia Galeria Lucilla, daughter of M. *Aurelius and *Annia Galeria Faustina (2), was born on 7 March 150 ce and betrothed in 161 to L. *Verus, whom she married at Ephesus in 164, becoming ... More

Annia Galeria Faustina (1), aunt of Marcus Aurelius, d. 140 CE  

Anthony R. Birley

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Dec 2015
Annia Galeria Faustina (1), daughter of M. *Annius Verus (3rd consulship 126 ce) and Rupilia Faustina, aunt of Marcus *Aurelius, was married to the future Emperor *Antoninus Pius and bore him two ... More

Annia Galeria Faustina (2), wife of Marcus Aurelius, d. 175 CE  

Anthony R. Birley

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Dec 2015
Annia Galeria Faustina (2), younger daughter of *Antoninus Pius and the *elder Faustina, was betrothed at *Hadrian's wish to the future L. *Verus in ce 138; this was set aside by Antoninus after ... More

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