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Name of an old patrician family, probably connected with the name of the god  Jupiter [1. 281; 2. 729]. The gens was one of the so-called ‘Trojan families’, who were said to have moved from Alba Longa to Rome under king Tullus Hostilius [I 4] (see below). The Iulii were prominent in the 5th and 4th cents. BC. Their connection to the family branch of the Caesares, which rose to prominence from the 3rd cent. and whose outstanding member was the dictator  Caesar (with family tree), is unc…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Will, Wolfgang (Bonn), Nadig, Peter C. (Duisburg), Liebermann, Wolf-Lüder (Bielefeld), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Eck, Werner (Cologne), Bringmann, Klaus (Frankfurt/Main), Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld), Franke, Thomas (Bochum), Fröhlich, Roland (Tübingen) et al., “Iulius”, 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 26 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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