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Tullius
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Roman family name derived from the praenomen Tullus; oldest traditional bearer of the name is the sixth king of Rome, Servius T. [I 4]; until the time of Cicero and his family, other bearers are only rarely recorded.

I. Republican period

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[I 1] T., Attius

As 'by far the first man of the Volsci at the time' (Liv. 2,35,7), tradition connected him with the story of Coriolanus, in which T. supported the latter in his plans out of an old hate for the Ro…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Müller, Christian (Bochum), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Tullius”, 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 10 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1222340>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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