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Manlius
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(in Greek usually Μάλλιος/Mállios, often confused in MSS with Mallius and Manilius). Name of a Roman patrician family, probably of Etruscan origin [1. 227]. It attained an early political zenith in the 5th and 4th cents. BC with the Vulsones and Capitolini branches (continued by the Torquati). Sources connect the family's history primarily with the repelling of the Celts ( M. [I 8] and [I 12]. Stemmata, details of which are uncertain: [2. 1157f., 1166]). A period of decline ended in about 26…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Müller, Christian (Bochum), Kierdorf, Wilhelm (Cologne), Nadig, Peter C. (Duisburg), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Manlius”, 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 07 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e721090>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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