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an ancient Roman patrician family that included many state figures and generals.

Lucius Aemilius Paullus. Consul from 219 to 216 B.C.

Together with Terentius Varro, Aemilius commanded the Roman Army in the battle of Cannae.

Lucius Aemilius Paullus the Macedonian. Consul from 182 to 168 B.C.

Aemilius defeated the Macedonian king Perseus in the battle of Pydna (168 B.C.) and thus brought Macedonia under the control of Rome. For this conquest, Aemilius was nicknamed “the Macedonian.”

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Interest in Greek culture grew in Rome particulary after the consul Lucius Aemilius Paulus from Pella, the capital of the Macedonian kingdom transferred the library of the Macedonian monarchs in 168 BC.
In the 3rd century AD, Aemilius Macer, a jurist under Caracalla and Severus Alexander, states that early discharge from the army, introduced during the early imperial era, was granted only to a soldier who was no longer fit to serve due to some defect of mind or body (vitio animi vel corporis).
Aemilius Simpson this would be a disaster as one of the struggling animals was carrying his survey instruments including one delicate piece--a mountain barometer.
We only have the names of two African equestrian commanders, Aemilius Salvianus and Minthonius Tartullus, but there were many more
After the assassination of his friend Julius Caesar, he formed an alliance with Octavian and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, known to historians as the Second Triumvirate.
The Orestis tragoedia, in spite of its title, is a miniature epic poem or epyllion, (1) composed, it is now generally agreed (Bouquet & Wolff 2002:8) by the North African poet, Blossius Aemilius Dracontius.
of Alexander Jannaeus, and Aemilius (Scaurus), Pompey's legate who preceded his master's arrival in Jerusalem in 65-64 B.
Aemilius Ludouici Richteri (Lipsiae: Ex Officina Bernhardi Tauchnitz, 1889), Decreti Pars Secunda, Causa XX, Quaestio V, caput v.
Echoes of her names, Aemilius and Bassanius, also appear in Titus Andronicus, while in As You Like It, there's a character named Touchstone -Bassanos in Greek.
3 In Roman history, the Second Triumvirate consisted of Octavian (Augustus), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus and.
A host of other classical exempla, such as Scipio Africanus, Paulus Aemilius, Brutus, and Hannibal, provide instances of acts of moral integrity, many of which involve a choice of exile over ethical compromise or negotiation.
Thomas a Becket, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, the emperor Elagabalus, Edward the Confessor, Alfred the Great, the aforementioned Demetrius Poliorcetes, and Bohemond I of Antioch.