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Papius
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Italic family name, most common among the Samnites, also encountered as an Oscan praenomen. The author of the lex Papia Poppaea in AD 9 was P. [II 1].

I. Republican Period

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[I 1] P. People's tribune c. 80 BC

People's tribune, probably before 80 BC and therefore not identical with P. [I 2]; author of a lex Papia, stipulating the supplementation of the number of Vestal virgins by means of election by lot (Gell. NA 1,12,10-12).

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[I 2] P., C. People'…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Papius”, 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 24 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e907210>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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