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date: 03 March 2021

Valerius Soranus, Quintuslocked

, scholar and poet
  • R. A. Kaster

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Scholar and poet, and probably the tribunus plebis (82 bce? see tribuni plebis) put to death for speaking the secret name of Rome (MRR 2. 68, cf. 3. 214). His younger contemporary *Cicero refers to him (Brut.169, De or. 3. 43), and *Varro quotes both his verses on *Jupiter (C.

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