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Rutilius
(2,145 words)

Name of a widely-branched Roman plebeian family who became well known from the beginning of the 2nd cent. BC on, but only achieved the consulate for the first time at the end of the cent.

I. Republican Period

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[I 1] R. Lupus, P. Consul in 90 BC

Praetor no later than 93 BC; consul in 90. During the Social War [3], he received the command of the northern army; against the advice of his legate C. Marius [I 1], he was lured into an ambush by the Marsi and was killed in the va…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Kierdorf, Wilhelm (Cologne), Giaro, Tomasz (Frankfurt/Main), Gruber, Joachim (Munich), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Walde, Christine (Basle), “Rutilius”, 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 13 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1026000>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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