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[1] King of the Istri, defeated cos. A. Manlius Vulso in 178 AD

Name (probably Roman nickname ‘the feaster’) of the king of the Istri (rex E. Enn. Ann. 408 SK.; rex Aepulo Liv. 41,11,1, Apulo Flor. 1,26 [1]). In 178 he defeated consul A.  Manlius Vulso (MRR 1,395), but was ejected again from the captured Roman camp, where the victors were enjoying their supplies (rex accubans epulari coepit, Liv. 41,2,12; 41,4,7). In 177 he was besieged in Nesactium, and …

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Scheid, John (Paris), “Epulo”, 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 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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