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Vistilia
(182 words)

[German version]

[1] Daughter of Sex. Vistilius

Probably a daughter of Sex. Vistilius. Married to the senator Titedius Labeo. In AD 19, she declared herself before the aediles to be a prostitute, in order to avoid being punished under the Lex Iulia de adulteriis ( Adulterium ). She was banished to the island of Seriphos (Tac. Ann. 2,85,2).

Bibliography

W. Eck, s. v. V., RE Suppl. 14, 910 f. 

Syme, RP 2, 811.

[German version]

[2] Sister of Sex. Vistilius

Probably a sister of Sex. Vistil…

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Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Vistilia”, 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 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12205800>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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