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Cominius
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[German version]

I. Republican period

Italic family name (ThlL, Onom. 2, 543); from the 2nd cent. BC its bearers belonged to the Roman equestrian class, and during the imperial period occasionally acceded to the Senate.

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[I 1] C., P. Roman eques from Spoletium, 1st half of the 1st cent. BC

Roman knight from Spoletium, and an acquaintance of Cicero; in 74 BC with his brother C.C. unsuccessfully accused L. Aelius Staienus (Cic. Clu. 100), and in 66 an…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Cominius”, 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 21 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e303350>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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