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Cestius
(634 words)

Plebeian family name, attested since the 1st cent. BC; also occurred in Praeneste (ThlL, Onom. 354f); the family is politically insignificant [2].

I. Republican period

[German version]

[I 1] C. Architect in the late republican period

Architect of the pons Cestius between the right bank of the Tiber and Tiber Island, probably during the late republican period; otherwise unknown.

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[I 2] C., C. Praetor (?) 44 BC

Praetor (?) 44 BC; probably proscribed by Antonius in 43.

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Strothmann, Meret (Bochum) and Calboli, Gualtiero (Bologna), “Cestius”, 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 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e230610>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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