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Mucius
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Name of a Roman gens (in inscriptions also Muucius, CIL I2, 584, Greek Μούκιος/Moúkios). Tradition tells us of the legendary C.M. [I 2] Cordus Scaevola; the great age of the family is perhaps demonstrated by the name Mucia Prata of a place to the east of the Tiber [1]. In the historical period (from the 3rd century BC) the family was plebeian and provided a series of significant lawyers (M. [I 5; I 8-9]). One of M. [I 4]'s sons was adopted by a P. Licinius Crassus…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Müller, Christian (Bochum), Frigo, Thomas (Bonn), Nadig, Peter C. (Duisburg), Giaro, Tomasz (Frankfurt/Main), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Mucius”, 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 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e810640>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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