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Vinius
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(also Vinnius). Roman gentile , recorded from the 1st cent. BC onwards (Schulze, 380; 425).

I. Republican period

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[I 1] V. (Rufus?), T.

was proscribed in 43 BC, but was rescued by his wife Tanusia and his freed slave V. [I 2] and then pardoned (App. B Civ. 4,187; Cass. Dio 47,7,4 f.; Suet. Augustus 27,2). He is presumably the grandfather of T. V. [II 1] (Tac. Hist. 1,48,2: incorrectly maternus avus), who attained a praetorship. V. may also be identical to the VIIIvir (Octoviri) T. V. Rufus from Amiternum,…

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Bartels, Jens (Bonn) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Vinius”, 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_e12205190>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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