Ogulnius
(235 words)

Name of a Roman gens, first appearing with O. [1]. Later members of the family are politically insignificant.

[German version]

[1] O. Gallus, Q. Leader of a Roman embassy in 292 BC that transferred the cult of Asclepius to Rome

During an epidemic in Rome in 292 BC, leader of a Roman embassy that transferred the cult of Asclepius from Epidaurus to Rome (MRR 1, 182); in 273, member of the first embassy to the Ptolem…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Müller, Christian (Bochum), “Ogulnius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e828760>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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