Lucius Albinius

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Lucius Albinius is the name of at least two people of ancient Rome:[1]

  • Lucius Albinius, a plebeian who was conveying his wife and children in a cart out of the city after the defeat on the Alia in 390 BC, and overtook on the Janiculus the priests and vestals carrying the sacred things. He made his family get out of the wagon and took as many sacred objects as he was able to Caere.[4][5] The consular tribune in 379 BC whom Livy calls "Marcus Albinius", is probably the same person.[6][7]

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  1. ^ Smith, William (1867), "Lucius Albinius", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology 1, Boston: Little, Brown and Company, p. 90 
  2. ^ Livy, ii. 33
  3. ^ Asconius Pedianus, In Cic. Cornel. p. 76, ed. Orelli
  4. ^ Livy, v. 40
  5. ^ Valerius Maximus, i. 1. § 10
  6. ^ Livy, vi. 30
  7. ^ Comp. Niebuhr, Hist. of Rome ii. n. 1201

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.