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Members of the gens
- Gaius Canius, an eques who defended Publius Rutilius Rufus, when he was accused by Marcus Aemilius Scaurus in 107 B.C. Cicero relates an amusing tale of how Canius was taken in by a banker at Syracuse, of the name of Pythius, in the purchase of some property.
- Canius Rufus, a Roman poet at Gades, to whom Martial has addressed one of his epigrams.
- Saint Canius, also known as San Canio, bishop of Aceruntia during the 3rd century.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.
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