Maecia gens

The gens Maecia was a plebeian family at ancient Rome. Members of this gens are rarely mentioned before the time of Cicero, but in Imperial times they rose to prominence, achieving the consulship on at several occasions.[1]

MembersEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ According to others, Spurius Nautius led the allied cavalry.

See alsoEdit

List of Roman gentes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, vol. II, p. 895 ("Maecia Gens").
  2. ^ Livy, x. 41.
  3. ^ Cicero, Epistulae ad Familiares, vii. 1.
  4. ^ Horace, Satirae, i. 10, 38; Ars Poëtica, 386.
  5. ^ Weichert, Poëtarum Latinorum, p. 334.
  6. ^ Brunck, Analecta Poetarum Graecorum, vol. ii, p. 236, vol. iii, p. 332.
  7. ^ Jacobs, Anthologia Graeca, vol. ii, p. 220, vol. xiii, pp. 913, 914.
  8. ^ Fabricius, Bibliotheca Graeca, vol. iv, p. 481.
  9. ^ Gallivan, "The Fasti for A. D. 70–96", p. 206.
  10. ^ Julius Capitolinus, "The Lives of the Three Gordians", 2.

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