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Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus (2), Roman consul, 78 BCE  

Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Aemilius, Marcus, descendant of M. *Aemilius Lepidus (1), whose Gallic connections he inherited. After serving under Cn. *Pompeius Strabo, he was probably aedile in *Sulla's absence, joined Sulla ... More

Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus (3), Roman consul, triumvir, 46 BCE  

Geoffrey Walter Richardson, Theodore John Cadoux, and Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
(the triumvir), younger son of M. *Aemilius Lepidus (2). As praetor 49 bce, he supported *Caesar, naming him to his first dictatorship, then governed Hither Spain (48–7), intervening in the ... More

Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus (4), failed conspirator against Octavian, late 1st cent. CE  

Theodore John Cadoux and Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Aemilius, Marcus, son of M. *Aemilius Lepidus (3) the triumvir, plotted in 30 bce to assassinate *Octavian on his return to Rome, but was detected by *Maecenas (Vell. Pat. 2. 88 and App. BC 4. 50 216 ... More

Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus (5), Roman consul, 6 CE  

Theodore John Cadoux and Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Aemilius, Marcus, probably elder son of Paullus *Aemilius Lepidus and Cornelia, daughter of *Scribonia and a Scipio. He was consul ce 6, then served under *Tiberius in the Pannonian rebellion ... More

Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus (6), failed conspirator against Caligula, 1st cent. CE  

Theodore John Cadoux and Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Aemilius, Marcus, son of M. *Aemilius Lepidus (5), last of the family, married *Iulia Drusilla, was promised the succession by *Gaius (1) (‘Caligula’) and was executed when charged with ... More

Aemilius Lepidus, Paullus  

Theodore John Cadoux and Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Aemilius Lepidus, Paullus, son of L. *Aemilius Paullus (3), was proscribed in 43 bce (see proscription) and may be the ‘Lepidus’ who won Crete for *Brutus in 42. He later joined *Octavian whom he ... More

Aemilius Regillus, Lucius, Roman praetor, 190 BCE  

John Briscoe

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Dec 2015
Aemilius Regillus, Lucius praetor in 190 BCE, defeated *Antiochus (3) III's fleet at Myonnesus; he celebrated a naval triumph in 189. During the battle he vowed a temple to the Lares ... More

Aemilius Scaurus, Mamercus  

John Percy Vyvian Dacre Balsdon and Robin Seager

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Dec 2015
Aemilius Scaurus, Mamercus, the last male member of the distinguished family of Aemilii Scauri, was a man of unsavoury character, but a distinguished orator and advocate (Sen. Controv. 10 pref. 2–3; ... More

Aemilius Laetus, Quintus, Praetorian prefect, 190–193 CE  

Andrew Robert Burn

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Dec 2015
Aemilius Laetus, Quintus praetorian prefect CE 190–3, from Thaenae in Africa. Appointed after the downfall of M. *Aurelius Cleander, Laetus was responsible for L. *Septimius Severus becoming ... More

Aemilius Paullus, Lucius (1), Roman consul, 219 BCE  

John Briscoe

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Dec 2015
Aemilius, Lucius, was consul in 219 bce with M. *Livius Salinator, when they defeated *Demetrius (7) of Pharos in the Second Illyrian War; both triumphed, but when Livius was convicted of ... More

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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