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Family name, also Galonius, Calonius (Schulze 171); bearers of this name are attested several times but are of little historical significance.

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[1] G., C. City leader of Gades 49 BC

Roman eques, was sent by L. Domitius [I 8] Ahenobarbus to Gades to administer an inheritance in 49 BC, became city leader in the Civil War there, but withdrew in favour of Caesar (Caes. B Civ. 2,18,2; 20,2f.).

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[2] G., P. Gourmet by Lucilius 1238 M.

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), “Gallonius”, 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 18 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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