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(186 words)

Latin family name (Schulze 424), possibly originally denoting descent from a Gallus.

[German version]

[1] G., M. Supporter of M. Antonius 43 BC

Praetor in 44 BC or earlier, served under M. Antonius at Mutina in 43 [I 9] and also fought against Octavian; in his will he adopted the later emperor Tiberius (Cic. Phil. 13,26; Suet. Tib. 6,3).

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[2] G., Q. Defended by Cicero for bribing voters

Aedilis plebis in 67 BC,…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), “Gallius”, 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 24 July 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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