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Crassus , i, m.,
I.a family name in the gens Licinia. The most distinguished were,
I. L. Licinius Crassus, a celebrated orator, a contemporary of Cicero, Cic. Brut. 38, 143; id. Off. 1, 30, 108 et saep.; cf. id. Brut. prol. pp. 68-77 Ellendt.—
II. M. Licinius Crassus, the triumvir.—Hence, Crassĭānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to the triumvir Crassus: “exercitūs clades (in the war with the Parthians),Vell. 2, 82, 2; cf.: “Crassiana clades,Plin. 6, 16, 18, § 47; Flor. 4, 9, 7.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 6.47
    • Cicero, De Officiis, 1.30
    • Cicero, Brutus, 38.143
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