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Saturninus

(Lucius Appuleius Saturninus) (săt'ərnī`nəs), d. 100 B.C., Roman statesman. He was quaestor in 104 B.C. and later tribune of the people. He was violently opposed to the senatorial party and allied himself with MariusMarius, Caius
, c.157 B.C.–86 B.C., Roman general. A plebeian, he became tribune (119 B.C.) and praetor (115 B.C.) and was seven times consul. He served under Scipio Africanus Minor at Numantia and under Quintus Metellus against Jugurtha.
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 to procure the banishment of Metellus Numidicus (see under MetellusMetellus
, ancient Roman family of the plebeian gens Caecilia. Lucius Caecilius Metellus, d. c.221 B.C., consul (251 B.C.), fought in the First Punic War. He was pontifex maximus (from 243) and was said to have been blinded (241) in rescuing the Palladium from the burning
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, family), the passage of a grain law, and the establishment of new colonies in Sicily, Achaia, and Macedonia. With the demagogue Glaucia he instigated the murder of Caius Memmius, Glaucia's rival for the consulship; for this the senate proscribed them. He and Glaucia fled from the Forum to the Capitol, where they surrendered to Marius after the water supply was cut off. While they were being held for security, the mob stoned them to death with roofing tiles.

Saturninus

connives and plots politically; kills Titus. [Br. Lit.: Titus Andronicus]
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Saturninus tells Titus he will take Lavinia as his wife as a way to advance the Andronici family, to which Titus agrees.
Before the first act is over, the world has turned upside down: Saturninus has rejected Lavinia, taken Tamora as his wife, and the Andronicus family has fallen out of favor, in spite of Titus's many years of military heroism.
224, for Cicero's comments on Lucius Appuleius Saturninus and Gaius Servilius Glaucia; cf.
The rather limp character of Roman Emperor Saturninus, wonderfully performed by John Hopkins, delivers some comedic scenes, including a moment where his bath time is interrupted by a shower of arrows.
In the final act of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, Titus kills his daughter Lavinia after engaging in an act of literary interpretation with the Roman emperor Saturninus.
If the plate before Saturninus blurs human and non-human animals as consumable commodities, no less does the act of cannibalism blur the ontological status of the cannibal.
8) The problem, pointed out by Martin, (9) is that the coins also show Varus was Governor in 6 and 5 BC, whereas Josephus indicates that Saturninus was Governor for the two years preceding Herod's death.
The newly crowned Emperor Saturninus, played serio-comically by Sean Arbuckle, was a weak-willed, lubricious drunkard; Tamora's sons, the Gothic Princes, played with comic gusto by Brendan Murray and Bruce Godfree, were effeminate, yet full of adolescent aggression expressed as sibling envy and sexual desire.
Clodius Saturninus a ete centurion au IIe siecle de notre ere d'apres l'onomastique et le formulaire de l'inscription.
treason received a slight shift in focus, as Saturninus passed the lex Appuleia de maiestate.
45) The exact number of invented emperors especially among the so-called ' triginta tyrannorwrC is hard to establish; but at least Saturninus (trig.