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Asconius Pedianus, Q.
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Of Padua [6. 1524; 7. 26], probably lived from AD 3 to 88 [7. 27-30]. Writer of an historically oriented commentary (for his sons, see Mil. p. 38,22) on a number of speeches of Cicero [7. 2-25], extant in Pis., Scaur., Mil. (here A. provides information about the actual course of events), Pro Cornelio, In toga candida (both to be reconstructed on the basis of A.). A. draws for the most part on the information provided by Cicero himself, yet he draws on other sources, critically selected, to provide corrections, with an unusually ex…

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Kugelmeier, Christoph (Berlin), “Asconius Pedianus, Q.”, 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 09 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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