Marcus Duronius

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Marcus Duronius was a tribune of the plebs, most likely in 97 BC. He abrogated a sumptuary law, one of the Leges Liciniae.[1] In retaliation, the Roman censors Lucius Valerius Flaccus and Marcus Antonius expelled him from the Senate. Duronius then brought an accusation of ambitus against Antonius.[2]


  1. ^ Aulus Gellius 2.24.10; Macrobius 3.17.7; T.R.S. Broughton, The Magistrates of the Roman Republic (American Philological Association, 1952), vol. 2, p. 7.
  2. ^ Cicero, De Oratore 2.274; Valerius Maximus 2.9.5; Broughton, MRR1, pp. 6–7.

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