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Turranius
(198 words)

Roman gens name (Schulze, 429), sometimes confused with T(h)oranius.

[German version]

[1] T., C.

Praetor in 44 BC (Cic. Phil. 3,25). He was presumably proscribed and killed at his son's instigation (Val. Max. 9,11,5; App. B Civ. 4,71). Not identical with the also outlawed (Suet. Aug. 27; App. B Civ. 4,47) guardian of Augustus, C. Toranius.

[German version]

[2] C. T. Gracilis

Eques from Gades (modern Cadiz) (Plin. HN 3,3). He had the confidence of Augustus, who made him praef. Aegypti, recorded between 7…

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Bartels, Jens (Bonn) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Turranius”, 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 29 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1223130>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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