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Fannĭus , a,
I.the name of a Roman gens: 1. C. Fannius Strabo, son-in-law of Laelius, introduced as a speaker by Cicero in de Rep. and Lael.; 2. His son of the same name, who was consul A. U.C. 632, Cic. Brut. 26, 99 sq.; id. de Or. 3, 47, 183; 3. C. Fannius, an historian, contemporary with Pliny the younger, Plin. Ep. 5, 5, 1 sq.
II. Derivv.
A. Fannĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Fannius, Fannian: lex, a sumptuary law introduced by the consul C. Fannius, Gell. 2, 24; Macr. S. 2, 13.—
B. Fannĭānus , a, um, adj., the same: “conturbat me epitome Bruti Fanniana,Cic. Att. 12, 5, 3 Orell. N. cr.: charta, manufactured in the establishment of Q. Rhemnius Fannius, Plin. 13, 12, 24, §§ 75, 78.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 3.47
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 13.12
    • Pliny the Younger, Epistulae, 5.5.1
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 2.24
    • Cicero, Brutus, 26.99
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