Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

Salvidienus
(396 words)

Italian nomen gentile, derived from Salvidius.

I. Republican period

[German version]

[I 1] Q. S. Rufus Salvius Before Agrippa, Octavian's principal commander

(second cognomen indication of adoption or standardized form of S.? [1. 375]), Roman knight (Vell. Pat. 2,76,4; legendary Cass. Dio 48,33,2), friend of the young Octavian (Augustus [1]) and his principal commander before Agrippa. S., then possibly an officer in Caesar's army [1. 398], was in Apollonia with Octavian in 45-44 BC and …

Cite this page
Fündling, Jörg (Bonn) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Salvidienus”, 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 23 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1028800>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲