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Celer
(305 words)

Cognomen, the origin of which is given in a story by Plutarch (Coriolanus 11,4); also a nickname [1. 66,248].

[German version]

[1] Military tribune

Military tribune who intervened in Judaea against internal Jewish disturbances. Sent for judgement to Rome, he was returned to Jerusalem by the emperor and there beheaded (Ios. Ant. Iud. 20,132-136…

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Strothmann, Meret (Bochum) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Celer”, 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 29 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e229790>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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