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Sextilius
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Name of a Roman plebeian family, historically attested at Rome from the 3rd cent. BC. The name was a common one, but its bearers were politically insignificant.

I. Republican period

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[I 1]

Legate of L. Licinius [I 26] Lucullus in 69 BC. Distinguished himself in the Armenian war (Plut. Lucullus 25,4-6; App. Mithr. 381-385), but fell into Parthian hands in 68 (Cass. Dio 36,3,2 f.).

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[I 2]

Praetor before 67 BC, together with his colle…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Sextilius”, 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_e1111180>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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