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Livius
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Name of a Roman plebeian family, who probably came from Latium and was accepted into Roman nobility when Latium was integrated politically in 338 BC ( Latin law). The most important branches were first the Salinatores, then the Drusi (on the cognomen see Drusus). The third wife of Augustus and mother of the emperor Tiberius, Livia [2] Drusilla came from this branch (Stemma see Augustus; the family history of the branch is in Suet. Tib. 3). The line of the Salinatores was continue…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Müller, Christian (Bochum), Nadig, Peter C. (Duisburg), Giaro, Tomasz (Frankfurt/Main), Eck, Werner (Cologne), Suerbaum, Werner (Munich), Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance) and Fuhrmann, Manfred (Constance), “Livius”, 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 06 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e708140>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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