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Manilius
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Roman gens name, probably taken from the forename Manius, which in mss is frequently confused with Mallius, Manilius, Manlius. The family was significant in the 2nd cent. BC through M. [I 3] and [I 4].

I. Republican period

[German version]

[I 1] M. (or Manlius?), L. Writer, senator AD 97, [I 1] M. (or Manlius?), L.

Senator in 97 BC, wrote about the Phoenix (as first in Lat.: Plin. HN 10,4f.), about natural wonders and sacred law.

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Kierdorf, Wilhelm (Cologne), Nadig, Peter C. (Duisburg), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Hübner, Wolfgang (Münster), “Manilius”, 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 21 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e720840>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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