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Granius
(730 words)

Name of a Latin family which belonged to the upper class in Puteoli (Schulze 480).

I. Republican Period

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[I 1] Duumvir of Puteoli 78 BC

As duumvir of Puteoli, he entered into a dispute with Cornelius [I 90]  Sulla in 78 BC, who was so upset that he died (Val.Max. 9,3,8; Plut. Sulla 37,3).

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[I 2] G., Q. Public crier and auctioneer

Public crier and auctioneer (praeco) in the late Republican period (Cicero claims to have known him, Brut. 172). Many an…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Frateantonio, Christa (Gießen), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance), “Granius”, 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 30 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e427350>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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