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Gracchus , i, m.,
I.a Roman family name in the gens Sempronia; “the most celebrated are the two brothers Ti. and C. Sempronius Gracchus,sons of Ti. Sempronius and Cornelia, daughter of Scipio Africanus the elder, Cic. Brut. 86, 296; id. Phil. 7, 6, 17: “Cornelia, mater Gracchorum,id. Brut. 58, 210; Juv. 6, 168: “Gracchi de seditione querentes,id. 2, 24.—
II. Deriv.
A. Gracchā-nus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Gracchus, Gracchan: “judices,” i. e. the knights who were made judges by a law of C. Gracchus, Cic. Brut. 34, 128: “tumultus,Val. Max. 1, 1: “mala,Sen. Brev. Vit. 6.—
B. Grac-chūris , ĭdis, f., a town in Spain founded by Ti. Sempronius Gracchus: “Ti. Sempronius Gracchus proconsul Celtiberos victos in deditionem accepit, monumentumque operum suorum Gracchurim oppidum in Hispania constituit,Liv. Ep. 41; cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 97 Müll.—Hence, Gracchū-rĭtāni , ōrum, m., the inhabitants of Gracchuris, Plin. 3, 3, 4, § 24.
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