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Cossutius
(314 words)

Roman family name, attested since the 2nd cent. BC [1. 189-203]. Several artists belonged to this gens.

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[1] Architect mentioned by Vitruvius

The  architect C., whom Vitruvius (7, praef. 15ff.) called a civis romanus, probably under  Antiochus [6] IV Epiphanes (ruled 176/5-164 BC) in  Athens ‘took over the construction of the Olympieion using a large measure according to Corinthian symmetries and proporti…

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Höcker, Christoph (Kissing) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Cossutius”, 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 25 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e307700>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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