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Equitius
(272 words)

Relatively rare Roman family name (for derivation: Varro, Rust. 2,1,10).

[German version]

[1] E., L. Represented himself as son of Ti. Sempronius Gracchus

Adventurer of uncertain origins, who in 102 BC represented himself as the son of the people's tribune Ti.  Sempronius Gracchus, killed in 133. He was acknowledged neither by the censor, Q. Caecilius [I 30] Metellus Numidicus, nor by the sister of Gracchus. As a follower of …

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Portmann, Werner (Berlin), “Equitius”, 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 13 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e400530>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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