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Lollĭus , a,
I.name of a Roman gens. So, M. Lollius Palicanus, governor of Galatia and afterwards of Gaul, a favorite of Augustus, famous for his rapacity and a defeat which he suffered in Germany, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 41, § 100; Vell. 2, 97; Tac. A. 3, 48; Suet. Tib. 13; to him is addressed Hor. C. 4, 9.— In fem.: Lollia , ae, Cic. Fam. 9, 22, 4; Suet. Caes. 50.—Lollia Paulina, a daughter of M. Lollius, and mistress of the emperor Claudius, who was murdered at the instigation of Agrippina, Tac. A. 12, 1; 22; 14, 12; Suet. Calig. 25; id. Claud. 25; id. Plin. 9, 35, 58, § 117.—Hence,
II. Lollĭānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Lollius, Lollian: “clades,the defeat suffered by M. Lollius in Germany, Vell. 2, 97; Tac. A. 1, 10; Suet. Aug. 23.
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