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Lucilius
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Name of a Roman plebeian family, derived from the first name Lucius [II], widespread from the 2nd cent. BC onwards. The satirical poet L. is the best-known of them. [I 6].

I. Republican era

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[I 1]

A friend of M. Iunius [I 10] Brutus, who wanted to protect the latter in 42 BC at Philippi by pretending to be him (App. B Civ. 4,542-545). After that he followed M. Antonius [I 9] with similar loyalty until they both died in the year 30.

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[I 2] L., Sex. Peop…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Will, Wolfgang (Bonn), Christes, Johannes (Berlin), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Richmond, John A. (Blackrock, VA), “Lucilius”, 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 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e710560>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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