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Maelius
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Rare Roman family name, attested in historical traditions only in the 5th and 4th cents. BC.

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[1] M., Q. People's tribune 320 BC, gave up his office

Jointly responsible for the Caudine treaty, M. gave up his office as tr. pl. 320 BC and was turned over to the Samnites (Liv. 9,8,13-10,2; Cic. Off. 3,109).

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[2] Aspired to the kingly rule of Rome 440/39 BC

According to Liv. 4,12,6-16,1 and Dion. Hal. Ant. Ro…

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Müller, Christian (Bochum), “Maelius”, 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 15 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e716220>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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