Mucius Scaevola

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Mucius Scaevola was a lineage of patricians during the Roman Republic. It was an offshoot of the Mucian gens established by

  • Gaius Mucius Scaevola, a legendary assassin who burnt away his right hand as a show of bravery during the early years of the Republic

Prominent descendants who carried his cognomen (Latin: scaevola, "left-handed") include: