Amafinia (gens)

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The gens Amafinia or Amafania was a Roman family during the late Republic. The best-known member of the gens was Gaius Amafinius, one of the earliest Roman writers in favor of the Epicurean philosophy. Cicero considered his works deficient in arrangement and style.[1]

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  1. ^ Marcus Tullius Cicero, Academica Priora, i. 2, Tusculanae Quaestiones, iv. 3.

 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.