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24. App. Claudius Cento, brother of No. 23. was aedile in B. C. 178. (Liv. 40.59.) In 175 he was made praetor, and received Hispania Citerior as his province. Here he gained a victory over the revolted Celtiberi, for which he was honoured with an ovation. (41.22, 31, 33.) In 173 he was sent into Thessaly, and quieted the disturbances which prevailed there. (42.5.) In 172 he was one of an embassy sent into Macedonia to communicate to Perseus the demands and threats of the Romans. (42.25.) In 170 he was legatus under the consul A. Hostilius. Having been sent with 4000 men into Illyricum, he sustained a defeat near the town of Uscana. (43.11, 12.)

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