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Aelius Antipater, Sophist  

Anthony R. Birley

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Dec 2015
Aelius Antipater sophist, of Phrygian Hierapolis, ab epistulis Graecis (‘secretary for Greek correspondence’) of *Severus, teacher of the emperor's sons, was made a senator with consular ... More

Aelius Caesar, Lucius  

Anthony R. Birley

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Dec 2015
Aelius Caesar, Lucius, *Hadrian's first choice as successor, formerly L. Ceionius (RE 7) Commodus, son and grandson of the homonymous consuls of ce 78 and 106, was himself consul in 136, ... More

Aemilius Aemilianus, Marcus, Roman emperor, 253 CE  

John Frederick Drinkwater

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Dec 2015
Against imperial policy, while governor of Moesia he dealt harshly with the *Goths, and was proclaimed emperor by his army. He marched on Italy, overthrew *Trebonianus Gallus, but was soon ... More

Aemilius Asper, 2nd cent. CE  

R. A. Kaster

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Dec 2015
Wrote (lost) commentaries on *Terence, *Sallust, and *Virgil, perhaps with a separate discussion of Virgilian grammar. The fragments (ed. Wessner, 1905) suggest a learned and sensible critic; Aelius ... More

Aemilius Lepidus, Manius  

Theodore John Cadoux and Robin Seager

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Dec 2015
Aemilius Lepidus, Manius, probably a grandson of M. *Aemilius Lepidus (3), the triumvir, and of Faustus *Cornelius Sulla and Pompeia, daughter of *Pompey, was consul ce 11, defended his sister Lepida ... More

Aemilius Lepidus, Marcus (1), Roman consul, pontifex maximus, censor, 179 BCE  

John Briscoe

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Dec 2015
Aemilius, Marcus, was a member of the embassy sent to the east in 201–200 bce, during the course of which he delivered the Roman ultimatum to *Philip (3) V at Abydos; the story (Val. Max. 6. 6. 1; ... More

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 Papinianus  

Tony Honoré

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Mar 2016
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Roman Law
Aemilius (RE 105) Papinianus, a leading lawyer of the Severan age and a close associate of the emperor *Septimius Severus, probably came, like him, from Africa and had some exposure to ... 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 Macer  

Edward Courtney

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Dec 2015
Aemilius Macer, a poet from Verona who died in 16 bce. Some fragments remain of his Ornithogonia and Theriaca; these drew on (but did not translate) works by *Boio and *Nicander (whose Alexipharmaca ... 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

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