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Fūrĭus (archaic Fūsius , Quint. 1, 4, 13; Liv. 3, 4 init.; cf. the letter R), a,
I.a Roman family name.
1. M. Furius Camillus, the deliverer of Rome from the Gauls, Liv. 5, 19 sq.; Cic. Rep. 1, 3; id. Tusc. 1, 37, 90.—
2. M. Furius Bibaculus, a Roman poet of Cremona, a contemporary of Cicero.
3. A. Furius Antias, a poet, the friend of Q. Lutatius Catulus the elder, Cic. Brut. 35, 132.—
4. L. Furius Philus, consul in the year 618 A.U.C., who is introduced as a speaker in Cicero's Republic al.—
II. Derivv.
A. Fūrĭus (Fūsius ), a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Furius (Fusius), Furian (Fusian): “data fato quodam Furiae genti Gallica bella, Liv 31, 48, 12: cedo mihi leges Atinias, Furias, Fusias (al. Fufias),Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 42, § 109; so, “lex Furia (testamentaria),Gai. Inst. 2, 225; 4, 23 sq.: “lex Furia Caninia (de manumissionibus),id. ib. 1, 42; “for which: lex Fusia Caninia,Cod. Just. 7, 3.—
B. Fūrĭānus a, um, adj., Furian: “poëmata,” i. e. of the poet A. Furius Antias, Gell. 18, 11, 4.— Subst.: Fūrĭāni , ōrum, m., the soldiers of M. Furius Camillus, the Furians, Liv. 6, 9, 11.
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