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Lyson
(152 words)

Greek family name.

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[1] In 72 BC host of Verres, friend of Cicero

L. of Lilybaeum. In 72 BC friend of Cicero, host of Verres who created a statue for him (Cic. Verr. 2,4,37). Cic. Fam. 13,34 is a letter of recommendation for L.'s son.

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[2] Host of Cicero, Pompeian

L. of Patrae. Host of Cicero, in 50 BC looked after his sick secretary Tiro (Cic. Fam. 16,4,1f.). L. was a Pompeian in the Civil War a…

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Fündling, Jörg (Bonn) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Lyson”, 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 22 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e715130>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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