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  Licinius (gens) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The family-names of this gens are Calvus (with the agnomens Esquilinus and Stolo), Crassus (with the agnomen Dives), Geta, Lucullus, Macer, Murena, Nerva, Sacerdos, Varus.
Lucius Licinius Murena, consul 62 BC Gaius Licinius Macer, tribune, praetor 68 BC, and annalist
Lucius Licinius Lucullus, aedile curule in 202 BC Lucius Licinius Lucullus, consul 151 BC, son of the previous
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 Licinius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aureus of Licinius, celebrating his tenth year of reign and the fifth year of his son Licinius (on the obverse).
After the death of Flavius Valerius Severus, Galerius elevated Licinius to the rank of Augustus in the West on November 11, 308.
The defeat of the superior fleet of Licinius in the Battle of Hellespont by Crispus, Constantine’s eldest son and Caesar, compelled his withdrawal to Bithynia, where a last stand was made; the Battle of Chrysopolis, near Chalcedon (September 18), resulted in Licinius final submission.
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 Licinius - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
After the death of Flavius Valerius Severus, Galerius elevated Licinius to the rank of Augustus on November 11 308.
In March 313 he married Constantia, half-sister of Constantine, at Mediolanum (now Milan), the occasion for the jointly-issued "Edict of Milan" that restored confiscated properties to Christian congregations though it did not "Christianize" the Empire as is often assumed, although it did give Christians a better name in Rome.
When his actions became known, a civil war ensued, in which he was twice severely defeated— first near Cibalae in Pannonia (October 8, 314), and next in the plain of Mardia in Thrace.
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 Licinius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
After the death of Flavius Valerius Severus, Galerius elevated Licinius to the rank of Augustus on November 11 307.
In March 313 he married Constantia, half-sister of Constantine, at Mediolanum (now Milan), the occasion for the jointly-issued "Edict of Milan" that restored confiscated properties to Christian congregations though it did not "Christianize" the Empire as is often assumed.
In the following month (April 30), Licinius inflicted a decisive defeat on Maximinus at Heraclea Pontica, establishing himself master of the East, while his brother-in-law, Constantine, was supreme in the West.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Licinius
Licinius LICINIUS [Licinius], Roman plebeian gens, of which several men were noteworthy.
He was made caesar in 305 and in 308 proclaimed himself augustus in opposition to Emperor Licinius.
He was tribune of the people (106 BC) and consul (95 BC) with Lucius Licinius Crassus (see under Crassus, family); together they collaborated on a law that caused a purge of the rolls of citizenship.
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 Search Results for "Licinius"
Licinius, Roman plebian gens, (lisin´es) (KEY), Roman plebeian gens, of which several men were noteworthy.
6) Fragments of Epithalamia by Caius Licinius Macer Calvus.
7) The Death of Quintilia by Caius Licinius Macer Calvus.
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 Cassius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In 53 BC he served in the Parthian campaign under M.
Licinius Crassus, saved the remnants of the army after the defeat at Carrhae, and for two years successfully repelled the enemy.
In 49 BC he became tribune of the plebs.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 782 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The daughter of L. Licinius Crassus the orator, consul b.c.
LICINIA GENS, a celebrated plebeian gens, to which belonged C. Licinius Calvus Stolo, whose exertions threw open the consulship to the plebeians, and which became one of the most illustrious gentes in the latter days of the republic, by the Crassi and Luculli, who were likewise members of it.
The first member of this gens who obtained the consulship, was the celebrated C. Licinius Calvus Stolo, in B.
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The members of the Roman gens were descended (or assumed to be descended) from a common ancestor, whose name was used by all the members of the group.
The members were united in worship of the common ancestor, and marriage within the gens was discouraged.
Licinius, Roman plebian gens - Licinius, Roman plebeian gens, of which several men were noteworthy.
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Carbo (Carbone in Latin) is the name of a Roman plebeian family of the gens Papiria.
He subsequently went over to the optimates, and (when consul in 120) successfully defended Lucius Opimius, the murderer of Gaius Gracchus, when he was impeached for the murder of citizens without a trial, and even went so far as to say that Gracchus had been justly slain.
He was impeached by Licinius Crassus on a similar charge, and, feeling that he bad nothing to hop for from the optimates and that his condemnation was certain, he committed suicide.
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Ahenobarbus ("brazen-bearded" or "red-haired"), the name of a plebeian Roman family of the gens Domitia.
The name was derived from the red beard and hair by which many of the family were distinguished.
Ahenobarbus was elected pontifex maximus in 103 BC, consul in 96 BC and censor in 92 BC with Lucius Licinius Crassus[?] the orator, with whom he was frequently at variance.
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The Sempronii were blessed with several consuls and censors during the Republic, and after the patrician Sempronius Atratinus line died out, the plebeian branch came to the forefront of history's stage in the twilight years of the Republic.
Without a doubt, Gens Sempronia's most famous sons were two young men cruelly murdered in the twilight years of the Republic: Tiberius and Caius Sempronius Gracchus, sons of Tiberius Senior and Cornelia, called the Mother of the Gracchi.
He is Vexillar in Legio XIV based in Milwaukee and was accepted into Gens Sempronia on 22 September 2756.
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 Archira.com -- The Roman Empire
Augustus, leaving no sons, was succeeded by his stepson Tiberius, the son of his wife Livia from her first marriage.
Augustus was a scion of the gens Julia (the Julian family), one of the most ancient patrician clans of Rome, while Tiberius was a scion of the gens Claudia, only slightly less ancient than the Julians.
Their three immediate successors were all descended both from the gens Claudia, through Tiberius' brother Nero Claudius Drusus, and from gens Julia, either through Julia Caesaris, Augustus' daughter from his first marriage (Caligula and Nero), or through Augustus' sister Octavia (Claudius).
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 John Malalas, Licinius Macer, and the history of Romulus
At vero Licinius Macer libro primo docet contentionis illius perniciosum exitum fuisse; namque ibidem obsistentes Remum et Faustulum interfectos.
Livy does not dwell on the issue but, considering the tone of fragment 2A, it is conceivable that this was the interpretation of Licinius Macer, whom we know to have been concerned with the history of civil strife.
This is why at the banquets known as philika (friendly gatherings) each participant brings his own food and drink with him to the banquet and everything is then served in common; in their eating they preserve to the present day the ancient custom of not being called "eaters of other men's food".
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 Cinna: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
The most...Lucius Cornelius Cinna, a supporter of Marius in his contest with Sulla.
Cinna, a Roman patrician family of the gens Cornelia.
The most prominent member was Lucius Cornelius Cinna, a supporter of Marius in his contest with Sulla.
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 Names and Naming Practices of Republican Rome
Later in the Republican period, a further refinement was added as the importance of the gens grew and the size of each voting tribe was such that differentiation within the gens became of important.
Finally, there were some gens which would only use a few prænomen of the already shallow pool of names to draw from(10).
The Cognomen was commonly formed as the stirps of the gens to which the person was a part of.
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 Licinius Mucianus - LoveToKnow 1911
LICINIUS MUCIANUS, Roman general and statesman, lived during the 1st century A.D. His name shows that he had passed by adoption from the Mucian to the Licinian gens.
About A.D. 55 he was sent by Claudius, who had become suspicious of his intimacy with Messallina, to Armenia with Domitius Corbulo.
This page was last modified 11:57, 18 May 2006.
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 HumbleHomeStore.com - Royal News -
According to the agreement, Constantine was to be demoted to the rank of Caesar and Valerius Licinianus Licinius was made Augustus in the West..
Constantine made an alliance with Licinius in order to bring more troops against his rival, and easily won the battle in which Maxentius was killed.
Though Constantine spared both Licinius and his son, they were soon plotting against Constantine to regain their thrones.
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 Julius Caesar, Roman statesman and general
Although he was born into the Julian gens, one of the oldest patrician families in Rome, Caesar was always a member of the democratic or popular party.
In 63 BC, as pontifex maximus, he undertook the reform of the calendar with the help of Sosigenes; the result was one of his greatest contributions to history, the Julian CALENDAR.
In 60 BC he organized a coalition, known as the First Triumvirate, made up of Pompey, commander in chief of the army; Marcus Licinius Crassus, the wealthiest person in Rome; and Caesar himself.
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 Aghtamar - Church of the Holy Cross
The Armenian empire of Tigranes lasted until he became involved in the struggle between his father-in-law, Mithradates VI of Pontus, and Rome.
The Roman general Lucius Licinius Lucullus captured Tigranocerta, Tigranes' new capital, in 69 BC.
He failed to reach Artashat, but in 66 BC the legions of Pompey, aided by one of Tigranes' sons, succeeded; this compelled the king to renounce Syria and other conquests in the south and to become an ally of Rome.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 723 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
LARTIA GENS, patrician, distinguished at the beginning of the republic through two of its members^ T. Lartius, the first dictator, and Sp.
Lartius, the companion of Hdratius on the wooden bridge.
18.) This must be the same person as the Largius Licinius, spoken of by the younger Pliny (Ep.
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 Gaius Licinius Calvus Stolo - LoveToKnow 1911
GAIUS LICINIUS CALVUS STOLO, Roman statesman, the chief representative of the plebeian Licinian gens, was tribune in 377 B.C., consul in 361.
His name is associated with the Licinian or Licinio-Sextian laws (proposed 377, passed 367), which practically ended the struggle between patricians and plebeians.
This page was last modified 19:16, 16 May 2006.
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 AllRefer.com - Licinius, Roman plebian gens (Ancient History, Rome, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Licinius, Roman plebian gens, Ancient History, Rome, Biographies
Licinius[lIsin´Eus] Pronunciation Key, Roman plebeian gens, of which several men were noteworthy.
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The gens name comes from the person's clan or family, such as the Julii or Cornelii clans.
For post-Roman Europeans, it is common practice among scholars to Latinize ones name by adding an ``-ius'' to the end of the name.
Note that in Roman times, women were only called by the feminine form of their family's gens name, and were not specifically named as such.
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 Forum Romanum
gens or whether they will or will not remain a member.
Gens development will one day come to a close.
Rather interesting that according to the old and superseded NR constitution changing gens was not a big deal.
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 Julius Caesar
Caesar was born in Rome to a well-known patrician family (gens Julia) which supposedly traced its ancestry to Julus, the son of the Trojan prince Aeneas, who according to myth was the son of Venus.
During these campaigns he served under the command of Lucius Licinius Lucullus and distinguished himself for bravery in combat.
In 81 BC he was sent to Bithynia to raise a fleet with such success that his oponents in Rome spread the rumour that while there he had became the lover of King Nicomedes.
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 Marathon's Story... Facts and puzzling things about
Clovis moved the settlement farther south i the mountains, nearer the spring, to escape the notice of Charlemagne and later the Holy Roman Empire.
The only explanation I have for "117 men under Gaius Licinius Marc..." is that the computer was searching for the correct name (and that the guys at Bungie were giving us a hint).
Gaius Licinius was the first magister equitum (sort of right hand man in the court hierarchy) and thus kept the name through history, but there's Gaius Licinius Mucianus who was the govenor of Syria (amongst other things), and also (likely incorrect) Gaius Licinius Macer Calvus, a poet and politico.
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