Lucius Licinius Crassus
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He became consul in 95 BC. During his consulship a law was passed (the lex Licinia Mucia) requiring all but citizens to leave Rome, an edict which provoked the Social War. In 92 BC he was elected censor with Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus.
- Licinia Crassa Prima or Major married to the Praetor of 93 BC, Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica, the son of Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica Serapio and descendant of Scipio Africanus and Scipio Nasica, and by whom she had issue
- Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius, eventually Pontifex Maximus adopted their son, who then became known as Metellus Scipio.
According to both Plutarch and Cicero, a Licinia, daughter of this man, was married to Gaius Marius the Younger. The marriage may have taken place around 95 BC, though the date is pure supposition by scholars, based on the known political alliance between the two fathers (Crassus and Gaius Marius), the fact that men could not marry before they turned 14, but that leading families tended to marry early to cement alliances. Nothing is known of Licinia after Marius the Younger's death in 82 BC, although in the time of Caesar a Pseudo-Marius appeared in Rome claiming to be their son - Cicero seems to have accepted the possibility that he might indeed be a Marius, though he tried not to involve himself in a politically difficult situation.
- Cicero. De Oratore. iii. 21, 78
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wood, James, ed. (1907). "article name needed". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne.
Gaius Cassius Longinus and Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus
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with Quintus Mucius Scaevola Pontifex
Gaius Coelius Caldus and Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus
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