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Ambustus

Fabius.


1.

Marcus, pontifex maximus in B.C. 388. His three sons, while acting as ambassadors to the Gauls at Clusium, took part against them in the military operations. The Gauls then demanded them of the Senate, as having violated the law of nations; and on receiving a refusal, marched on Rome.


2.

Marcus, a Roman who was thrice consul (B.C. 360, 356, 354) and dictator (B.C. 351). He conquered the Hernici, Falisci, Tarquinians, and Tiburtes in his consulships. His son was the famous Q. Fabius Maximus Rullianus. See Fabius.

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