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Lenaeus
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[2] L. Pompeius Satyrist and freedman of Pompey Magnus

Suet. Gram. 15 reports, aside from several romantic and improbable occurrences from the life of the young L., that he was a freedman of Pompeius Magnus, accompanied him on almost all his campaigns and after his death and the death of his sons (the last one died in 35 BC) earned his living as a school teacher in Rome. He remained so faithful to Pompey that he reacted to criticism of him in Sallustius' Histo…

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Courtney, Edward (Charlottesville, VA) and Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Lenaeus”, 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 02 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_brill001640>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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