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Petillius
(858 words)

Name of a Roman plebeian family (also Petilius), known at Rome from the 2nd cent. BC.

I. Republican period

[German version]

[I 1] P., Q. Two people's tribunes of 187 BC

was the name of two related (cousins?) people's tribunes of the year 187 BC. They accused (at the instigation of Cato [1]?) L. Cornelius [I 72] Scipio before the Senate of the misappropriation of state funds (peculatus) during the war against Antiochus [5] III and demanded an explanation. L.'s brother…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Petillius”, 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 14 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e916150>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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