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date: 02 December 2020

Cincius Alimentus, Luciuslocked

, Roman senator and historian
  • Alexander Hugh McDonald
  •  and Antony Spawforth

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Lucius Cincius Alimentus, Roman senator and historian, was praetor in Sicily in 210/9 bce, and was captured by Hannibal (Livy 21. 38. 3). His history of Rome, written in Greek, set the foundation of the city in 729–728 bce and reached his own times. With the work of Q.

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