Cornelius Sabinus

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Cornelius Sabinus, military tribune of the Praetorian Guard and after Cassius Chaerea, the principal conspirator against Caligula, who gave him one of the fatal blows. Upon the execution of Chaerea by Claudius, Sabinus voluntarily committed suicide, disdaining to survive the associate of his glorious deed.


(Dion Cass. lix. 29, Ix. 3 ; Suet. Calig. 58 ; Joseph. Ant. xix. 1, 4).

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities. London: John Murray.