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Mānīlĭus , a, of a Roman gens. So,
1. C. Manilius, a tribune of the people A. U. C. 687, Cic. Imp. Pomp. 24, 69; Q. Cic. Pet. Cons. 13, 51.—
2. A. Manilius, the astronomer and poet, author of the poem Astronomica.—
3. In fem.: * Mānīlĭa , ae, a courtesan, Juv. S. 6, 243.—Hence,
A. Mānīlĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Manilius, Manilian: “lex,of C. Manilius, according to which the chief command against Mithridates was given to Pompey, Cic. Or. 29, 102; id. Mur. 23, 47.—
B. -nīlĭānus , a, um, adj., Manilian: leges, respecting the sale of slaves, probably introduced by M'. Manilius Nepos (consul A. U. C. 605), Cic. de Or. 1, 58, 246.
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