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Porcia
(209 words)

[German version]

[1] Sister of M. Porcius [I 7] Cato

Sister of M. Porcius [I 7] Cato, married to L. Domitius [I 8] Ahenobarbus. She outlived her husband, who was killed in 48 BC, and died a highly respected woman before August 45; on the model of M. (Terentius?) Varro and a certain Ollius, Cicero dedicated an elogy to her (Att. 13,37,3; 48,2).

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[2] Daughter of M. Porcius [I 7] Cato, c. 95-42 BC

Daughter of M. Porcius [I 7] Cato, c. 95-42 BC; first m…

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Fündling, Jörg (Bonn) and Strothmann, Meret (Bochum), “Porcia”, 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 22 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1004890>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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