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Flaccus

(flă`kəs), family of the ancient Roman gens of Fulvius. Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, a Roman consul in 264 B.C., was the founder of the family. His son, Quintus Fulvius Flaccus, was Roman consul four times (237, 224, 212, 209 B.C.), censor (231), pontifex maximus [high priest] (216), and urban praetor (215). In the Second Punic War he defeated (211) the Carthaginians near Beneventum, captured (211) Capua, and overcame (209) Hannibal's garrisons in Lucania and Bruttium. Cnaeus Fulvius Flaccus, Quintus's brother, was convicted of cowardice against Hannibal in 210 and went into voluntary exile. Quintus Fulvius Flaccus, his son, waged war successfully against the Celtiberians (182–181) and the Ligurians (179). He eventually went mad and hanged himself. Marcus Fulvius Flaccus, grandnephew of the first Quintus, lived in the 2d cent. B.C. and was a supporter of the liberal measures of the GracchiGracchi
, two Roman statesmen and social reformers, sons of the consul Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus and of Cornelia. The brothers were brought up with great care by their mother. Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus, d.133 B.C., the elder of the Gracchi, fought at Carthage (146 B.
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 family. As consul in 125, he proposed to make all allies Roman citizens. This proposal, which met Senate opposition, led to the Social WarSocial War
or Marsic War
[Lat. socii=allies], 91B.C.–88 B.C., struggle brought on by demands of the Italian allies for the privileges of Roman citizenship.
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. He was sent to subdue the Salluvii, who had attacked the Massilians, and returned to Rome in triumph. He was killed in 121 along with Caius Sempronius Gracchus and a number of his supporters.
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Jessie returned certain odes of one Horatius Flaccus to the corner, and uttered an exclamation.
Then there were Lucilius, and Catullus, and Naso, and Quintus Flaccus, - dear Quinty!
By the time Philo paid a call on the Emperor Gaiusaka the colorfully murderous, pan-sexual Caligulato ask him to fire his anti-Jewish Governor Aulus Avilius Flaccus and stop the riots, two of the five quarters of Alexandria, the New York City of the Roman world, were mostly Jewish.
Associated Press writers Becky Bohrer in Juneau, Alaska; Dan Joling in Anchorage; Gillian Flaccus in Portland, Oregon; Gene Johnson in Seattle; Jennifer Kelleher, Audrey McAvoy and Caleb Jones in Honolulu; Rachel La Corte in Olympia, Washington; and John Antczak in Los Angeles contributed to this report.
In addition, Postumus was the addressee of the famous ode of Quintus Horace Flaccus (Hor.
Eight papers from a February 2014 conference in Paris comprise the second of three volumes showcasing recent research on Roman Declamation, this one focusing on Calpurnius Flaccus. The topics include whether Calpurnius is a postmodern author, declamation 2.0: reading Calpurnius whole, non contenti exemplis saeculi vestri: intertextuality and the declamatory tradition in Calpurnius, problems of paremiography in Calpurnius, and metrical and accentual clausulae as evidence for the date and origin of Calpurnius.
The imperial Roman poet Valerius Flaccus, in his epic retelling of the myth, spoke of "the sheepskin's golden cloud that shines with the dazzle of Iris' / glowing robe." (7) All this leaves us wanting to know more specifically what this magical object was like.
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Filosa focuses particular attention on the biographies of Tertia Aemilia, wife of the elder Africanus; Curia, wife of Quintus Lucretius; and Sulpicia, wife of Fulvius Flaccus. She concludes that Bocaccio's narrative talents give life to the psychology of the characters, and highlights how Boccaccio investigates historical possibilities by narrating what could have happened; in so doing, he intrudes into the text with rhetorical questions, adds extraneous details, gives generalizations of the female sex, and attributes thoughts and motivations to his protagonists.