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Villius
(650 words)

[German version]

[1] V., Ap.

Livy (3,54,13) lists V. as peoples' tribune in 449 BC among those who, after the end of the D ecemviri [1], had been voted into this office "more due to the hopes (that had been put into them) than due to their merits".

[German version]

[2] V. Annalis, L.

As peoples' tribune in 180 BC, he introduced a law about age limits that regulated the competition for offices and thus proved fundamen…

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Müller, Christian (Bochum), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld) and Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), “Villius”, 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 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12204740>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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