Quadratus

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Quadratus is Latin for square. Quadratus was also a cognomen from the Roman Republic and Roman Empire. It may refer to:

People[edit]

  • Lucius Ninnius Quadratus, a tribune of the plebs in 58 BC and a warm friend to Roman Senator Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Gaius Volusenus Quadratus, a military officer of the late Roman Republic in 40s BC
  • Fannius Quadratus, a Roman poet and a contemporary of Horace
  • Gaius Antius Aulus Julius Quadratus, an ordinary consul serving in 105
  • Quadratus of Athens, the Christian writer and saint
  • Quadratus (martyr), the name of several saints and martyrs
  • Lucius Statius Quadratus, an ordinary consul serving in 142
  • Gaius Julius Quadratus Bassus, Legate at Judaea between 102 and 105, Consul of Rome in 105 and Proconsul of Asia in 105, grandfather of:
  • Gaius Asinius Quadratus, the Roman historian, father of:
  • Gaius Asinius Quadratus Protimus (died 235), Proconsul of Achaea in 220
  • Any of various members of the Roman gens Ummidia

Anatomy[edit]

In anatomy, quadratus refers to a quadrilateral (square or rectangular) shape. Structures with quadratus in their name are:

See also[edit]