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Aper
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[1], M. Homo novus, 1st cent. AD, dialogue partner in Tacitus's Dialogus

Lived from about AD 23 until the last quarter of 1st cent. A Roman orator from Gallia (Tac. Dial. 10,2; presumably Tres Galliae [4. 799 f.]), possibly father of Flavius A. (PIR2 F 206). Was probably awarded during the campaign in Britain 43 (Tac. Dial. 17,4) the latus clavus, which for the homo novus opened a career as quaestor, tribune of the people and praeto…

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Rottler, Christoph (Tübingen) and Birley, A. R. (Düsseldorf), “Aper”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e127020>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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