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Mummĭus , a,
I.name of a Roman gens. The most celebrated are,
1. L. Mummius Achaicus, the destroyer of Corinth, Cic. Off. 2, 22, 76; Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 21, § 55; 2, 3, 4, § 9; Vell. 1, 13, 1.—
2. His brother, Sp. Mummius, Cic. Rep. 1, 12, 18; 3, 34, 46; 5, 9, 16; id. Att. 13, 5, 11.—
3. Another Mummius, a composer of Atellane plays, Charis. p. 118 P.; Prisc. 10, 9, p. 514 Krehl.—In fem.: Mummia , ae, wife of the emperor Galba, Suet. Galb. 3.—Hence, ‡ Mummiānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Mummius, Mummian: aedificia, Paul. ex Fest. p. 140 Müll.
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