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Vedius
(676 words)

Italian gens name, recorded from the 1st cent. BC onwards.

I. Republican period

[German version]

[I 1] V., P.

Friend of Cn. Pompeius [I 3], provoked mockery by Cicero (Cic. Att. 6,1,25) in March of 50 BC for his travelling in an ostentatious style and his collecting miniature portraits of married women. Possibly identical to V. [II 4].

II.Imperial period

[German version]

[II 1] P. V. Antoninus

Citizen of Ephesus of equestrian rank. Praefectus cohortis and tribunus militum Legionis I Italicae (IE…

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Fündling, Jörg (Bonn) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Vedius”, 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 05 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1229090>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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