Of the Acilii Balbi, one Manius Acilius Balbus was consul in 150 BC, another in 114 BC. To another family belonged T. Ampius Balbus, a supporter of Pompey, but afterwards pardoned by Julius Caesar. We know also of Q. Antonius Balbus, praetor in Sicily in 82 BC, and Marcus Atius Balbus, who married Julia Minor, a sister of Caesar, and had a daughter Atia, mother of Augustus.
The most important of the name were the two Cornelii Balbi, natives of Gades (Cádiz):
Others with the cognomen include:
- Marcus Atius Balbus (105 BC-51 BC)
- Decius Laelius Balbus (c. 6 BC)
- Quintus Lucilius Balbus (fl. 100 BC), Stoic philosopher from Cadiz, Spain, and spokesman in Cicero's dialogue De Natura Deorum
- Gaius Norbanus Balbus (died c. 81 BC), Roman consul
- Quintus Bruttius Balbus, of the gens Bruttia
- Manius Acilius Balbus, of the gens Acilia
- Lucius Thorius Balbus (c. 111 BC), author of the agrarian law known as the Thoria Lex
- Compare Cicero Epistulae ad Familiares, vi.12; xiii.70
- One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Balbus". Encyclopædia Britannica. 3 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 242.
- "Description historique et chronologique des monnaies de la République ... - Ernest Babelon - Google Livres". google.ca.
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