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Sicinius
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Roman plebeian nomen gentile, often confused with Siccius; members of the family frequently appear as people's tribunes in the 5th cent. BC, but the family is otherwise insignificant.

I. Republican period

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[I 1] S., C.

Tradition links S. with the origins and early development of the people's tribunate ( tribunus plebis ): S. was firstly the initiator of the secessio plebis of 494 BC and then one of the people's tribunes, subsequently elected for the first t…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Müller, Christian (Bochum), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Sicinius”, 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 07 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1111920>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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