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Rare Roman nomen gentile (epigraphically Numesius, ILS 9231).

I. Republican era

[German version]

[I 1] One of the praetors of the Latin league in 340 BC

One of the two chief magistrates (praetores) of the Latin League, who, with his colleague L. Annius [I 3], attempted to enforce perfect equality between the Latins and the Romans in 340 BC, firstly through negotiations and then by means of war; he also continued the war after the defe…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Müller, Christian (Bochum) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Numisius”, 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 27 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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