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Servĭus , i, m.
I. A Roman proper name, esp. in the Sulpician gens; whence Servii is sometimes used for Sulpicii, Oth. ap. Tac. H. 2, 48.—Esp., Servius Sulpitius Rufus, an eminent jurist and statesman, contemporary with Cicero, alled Servius, Dig. 47, 2, 76, § 1; Gai. Inst. 2, 244; v. Sulpicius.—Hence, Servĭānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Servius Sulpitius the jurist, Servian: “actio,Dig. 20, 1, 3; for which also simply Servĭāna , ae, ib. 20, 1, 1; 20, 1, 7; 20, 1, 10.—
II. Servius Tullius, the sixth king of Rome; v. Tullius.—
III. Servius Maurus Honoratus, a grammarian under Valentinian, a commentator on Vergil.
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