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date: 30 October 2020

Acilius Glabrio, Manius(4)locked

, Roman consul, 91 ce
  • Arnaldo Momigliano
  •  and Barbara Levick

Extract

Acilius, Manius, patrician and member of *Domitian's consilium (council of advisers); as consul in ce 91 he had to fight in the arena at Domitian's Alban estate (see alba longa) and was exiled. The cause is uncertain; Dio alleges jealousy of his prowess. His execution in 95 for plotting revolution contributed to Domitian's assassination the following year. The *catacomb to which his name is attached may belong to the end of the 2nd cent.

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  • Ancient Roman History

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