Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: | 65 of 158 |

Staius
(235 words)

Oscan nomen gentile, documented on Delos since the late 3rd cent. BC [1. 186 f.].

[German version]

[1] S. Murcus, L.

Possibly a Marsus (but not the S. mentioned in ILS 885), legate of Caesar in the Civil War in Oricum in 48 BC (Caes. B Civ. 3,15,6; 3,16,2), in Africa in 46 (Cic. Att. 12,2,1). A praetorship in 45 is speculation (MRR 2,307). In 44 S. took the side of  Caesar's assassins, became pro-consul of Syria (MRR 2,330) and thanks to Q. Marcius [I 10] Crispus surrounded his opponent Q. C…

Cite this page
Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), “Staius”, 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_e1120900>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲