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Plautius
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Name of a Roman plebeian family, in the late Republic also often spelt Plotius, with no clear difference in use (cf. Claudius/Clodius). The earliest epigraphic evidence comes from Praeneste (among it the maker of the Ficoronian Cista, Novios Plautios, CIL I2 561), while the family in Rome achieved political eminence after 367 BC (Münzer therefore considers them to have migrated from Praeneste [1. 42; 44f.; 412]), providing seven consuls between 358 and 318; their mig…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Nadig, Peter C. (Duisburg), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld), Müller, Christian (Bochum), Giaro, Tomasz (Frankfurt/Main) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Plautius”, 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 10 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e927400>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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