Name of a Roman plebeian family, probably from Caudium (CIL I2 1744 f.) and attested from the time of the 2nd Punic War. The branch of the Libones (S. [I 5-7; II 4-7]) attained the consulship with S. [I 7] and was part of the Roman high nobility in the early Imperial period. The Curiones (S. [I 1-4]), prominent in the 2nd and 1st cents. BC, disappeared with the Republic.
As aedile in 196 BC, he built the Temple of Faunus on the Tiber Island. Praetor urbanus in 183 and the…
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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum),
Bartels, Jens (Bonn),
Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld),
von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen),
Kaster, Robert A. (Princeton),
Touwaide, Alain (Madrid) and
Eck, Werner (Cologne),
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.
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