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Saenius
(344 words)

Name of an Italic gens of Etruscan origin [1. 93; 228].

I. Republican Period

[German version]

[I 1] S., L. Senator in 63 BC, obtained evidence against the Catilinarian Manlius [I 1]

Senator (from Etruria?) in 63 BC, who obtained evidence from Faesulae against the Catilinarian Manlius [I 1] (Sall. Catil. 30,1).

[German version]

[I 2] S., L. Consul suffectus, 30 BC

Probably a son of S. [I 1], possibly recorded as a senator in 39 BC (MRR 3,34). In 30 he became cos. suff. with Octavian (Augustus: InscrIt 13…

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Fündling, Jörg (Bonn) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Saenius”, 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 20 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1027170>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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