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Sŏsĭus , i, m.,
I.name of a Roman gens.
1. C. Sosius, a quœstor under M' Lepidus, Cic. Att. 8, 6, 1.—
2. Another C. Sosius, consul 722 A.U.C., Cic. Att. 9, 1, 2; Suet. Aug. 17.—
3. Q. Sosius, a knight of Picenum, Cic. N. D. 3, 30, 74.—
4. Sosii, famous booksellers in Rome in the time of Horace, Hor. Ep. 1, 20, 2; id. A. P. 345.— Hence, Sŏsĭānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Sosius, Sosian: Apollo, an image of Apollo brought from Seleucia to Rome by the quœstor C. Sosius, Plin. 13, 5, 11, § 53; 36, 5, 4, § 28.
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