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Pedius
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Name of a Roman gens, prominent from the 1st cent. BC; also attested in Delos.

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[1] P., Q. Consul suffectus 43 BC, son of Caesar's sister Julia

C. 90-43 BC, son (not grandson as in Suet. Iul. 83,2) of Caesar's sister Iulia [1. 687] and a legate of Caesar in Gaul  58-55 (Caes. Gall. 2,2,1; 2,11,3). As praetor in 48, P. suppressed a revolt by T. Annius [I 14] Milo (Caes. Civ. 3,22). In 46/5, as a legate of Caesa…

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Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Giaro, Tomasz (Frankfurt/Main), “Pedius”, 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 25 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e911470>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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