Quintus

Quintus (the fifth, see Quintus (name)) may refer to:
Quintus (abbreviated Q. or Qu.), fem. Quinta, is a common ancient Roman praenomen. It means "fifth" i. e. "born during the fifth month". Parallels are the Roman praenomina Sextus and Decimus.

For a partial list of people and things named Quintus, see Quintus.
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The Caecilii Metelli were one of the most important and wealthiest families in the Roman Republic. They were nobles, although of plebeian, not of patrician stock. The Caecilii Metellii remained a political power within the state from 3rd century BC to the end of the Republic,
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  • Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (I): The father of Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (II), and a Georgia jurist.
  • Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (II): US Supreme Court Associate Justice.

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Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (July 15,1797 – July 4, 1834) was a native Georgian, a jurist who was the father of a Supreme Court Justice by the same name, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (II).
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Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (September 17, 1825 – January 23, 1893) was a politician and jurist from Mississippi. A United States Representative and Senator, he also served as United States Secretary of the Interior in the first administration of President Grover
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Quintus Antistius Adventus was a Roman politician and general.

He served in the Parthian War under Lucius Verus. Antistius Adventus became governor of Germania Inferior, and then of Roman Britain between c. 175 and 178.
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Quintus Aurelius Symmachus (c. 340 – c. 402), the cultured and prominent son of a prominent father, Lucius Aurelius Avianius Symmachus, in the patrician gens Aurelia
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Quintus Cassius Longinus, the brother or cousin of Cassius the murderer of Julius Caesar, was a governor in Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula, comprising modern Spain and Portugal) for Caesar.

Cassius was one of the tresviri monetales of the Roman mint in 55 bc.
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Quintus Cornelius Pudens was a Roman senator and early Christian.

Cornelius was husband to Priscilla. Priscilla and Cornelius were among the first converted by St. Peter in Rome, and hosted the apostle in their house.
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Quintus Curtius Rufus was a Roman historian who is generally thought to have written his works during the reign of Emperor Claudius (41-54 CE). His only surviving work, Historiae Alexandri Magni
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Quintus Ennius (239 - 169 BC) was a writer during the period of the Roman Republic, and is often considered the father of Roman poetry. He was of Greek descent. Although only fragments of his works survive, his influence in Latin literature was significant.
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Quintus Fabius Pictor (c. 254 BC-?) was one of the earliest Roman historians and considered the first of the annalists. A member of the Fabii gens, he was the grandson of Gaius Fabius Pictor, a painter ("pictor" in Latin).
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Quintus Fufius Calenus (d. 40 BC) was a Roman general, and consul in 47 BC.

As tribune of the people in 61 BC, he was chiefly instrumental in securing the acquittal of the notorious Publius Clodius when charged with having profaned the mysteries of Bona Dea (Cicero, Ad. Att.
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Quintus Fulvius Flaccus, son of Marcus Fulvius Flaccus (consul 264 BC), Quintus was consul in 237 BC, fighting the Gauls in northern Italy. He was censor in 231 BC, again consul in 224 BC, when he subdued the Boii.
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Quintus Gargilius Martialis was a Roman writer on horticulture. He has been identified by some with the military commander of the same name, mentioned in a Latin inscription of 260 as having lost his life in the colony of Auzia in Mauretania Caesariensis.
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Quintus Horatius Flaccus, (December 8, 65 BC - November 27, 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus.
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Quintus Hortensius Hortalus (114 - 50 BC), was a Roman orator and advocate.

At the age of nineteen he made his first speech at the bar, and shortly afterwards successfully defended Nicomedes IV of Bithynia, one of Rome's dependants in the East, who had been deprived of his
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Quintus Ligarius was a Roman soldier, circa 50 BC. He was accused of treason for having opposed Julius Caesar in a war in Africa, but was defended so eloquently by Cicero that he was pardoned and allowed to return to Rome. He later conspired with Brutus in the assassination of Julius Caesar.
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Quintus Lollius Urbicus was made governor of Roman Britain in 138, by one of the early decrees of the Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius.

Early life

Lollius Urbicus was the son of a Amazigh landowner[1] and a native of Tiddis in Numidia (modern Algeria).
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Quintus Lutatius Catulus Caesar (Latin: Q·LVTATIVS·C·F·CATVLVS·CAESAR ) was a Roman general of the gens Lutatius and was a consul with Gaius Marius in 102 BC. His name was originally Sextus Julius Caesar, and he was Julius Caesar's father's first cousin.
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Quintus Marcius Rex was a member of the Marcii Reges, the family founded by the Roman King Ancus Marcius.

His father as praetor in 144 BC built the Aqua Marcia aqueduct, the longest aqueduct of ancient Rome.
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Quintus Mucius Scaevola Pontifex (died 82 BCE), the son of Publius Mucius Scaevola (consul in 133 BC and also Pontifex Maximus) was a politician of the Roman Republic and an important early authority on Roman law.
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Quintus Mucius Scaevola was the name of four politicians of the Roman Republic:
  • Quintus Mucius Scaevola, praetor 215 BC and governor of Sardinia
  • Quintus Mucius Scaevola, consul 174 BC
  • Quintus Mucius Scaevola, nicknamed "Augur" (c.

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Quintus Novius (fl. 30 BC), Roman dramatist, composer of Atellanæ Fabulæ (Atellan Fables). His efforts seem to have been directed towards giving literary dignity to this form of drama without diminishing their popular character and traditional cast of characters.
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Quintus Pedius was a great-nephew of the Roman dictator Julius Caesar, being the grandson of Julia, Caesar's eldest sister.

Pedius was aedile in 54 BC, but during Caesar’s conquest for Gaul, he served as one of his Generals.
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Quintus Petilius Cerialis Caesius Rufus (born ca. 30) was a Roman general.

His name suggests that he was an adopted son of a Caesius family into the Petilii. His elder brother may have been Caesius Nasica. Cerialis was married to Flavia, oldest sister of Vespasian.
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Quintus Pleminius was a Roman propraetor who, in 205 BC, took Locris from the Carthaginians by the order of Scipio Africanus . He let his soldiers to do the most outrageous acts, was thrown into prison and there found his death in a mysterious way.
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Quintus Pompeius Falco was a Roman politician of the early 2nd century.

Pompeius Falco was governor of Moesia Inferior between 116 and 117. He governed Britannia between 118 and 122 and hosted a visit to the province by the Emperor Hadrian in the last year.
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Quintus Roscius Gallus (ca. 126 - 62 BC), Roman actor, was born into slavery at Solonium, near Lanuvium.

Endowed with a handsome face and manly figure, he studied the delivery and gestures of the most distinguished advocates in the Forum, especially Q Hortensius, and won
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Quintus Sertorius (died 72 BC) was a Roman statesman and general, born in Nursia, in Sabine territory.

After acquiring some reputation in Rome as a jurist and an orator, he began a military career.
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