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date: 27 February 2024

Antistius Vetus, Luciuslocked

Antistius Vetus, Luciuslocked

  • Arnaldo Momigliano
  •  and M. T. Griffin

Extract

Antistius Vetus, Lucius, of a patrician family from Gabii, consul with *Nero in 55 ce, was legate of Upper Germany (55–6), but was recalled when planning a waterway to connect the Rhine (Rhenus) with the Rhône (Rhodanus). In 62 he vainly urged his son-in-law *Rubellius Plautus to take up arms against Nero.

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  • Roman History and Historiography

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