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Acilius Glabrio
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Manius Acilius Glabrio was a Roman consul in the year 91 CE, together with the later emperor Trajan (Espérandieu, 1929, inscription no. 350; Dessau, 1916, inscription no. 9245). His family was of plebeian origin, but several family members held high positions (Leclercq, 1907, 2854–2860). According to the poet Juvenal, “Acilius (the elder) […] and his young relative (the later consul)” were part of the council of the emperor Domitian (Juv. Sat. 4.94–95). It has been suggested that the father (or grandfather)…

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Grundeken, Mark, “Acilius Glabrio”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 26 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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