A Roman knight, born at Formiae. He was the commander of the engineers (praefectus fabrum
) in Iulius Caesar's army in Gaul, and amassed great riches. Horace
calls Formiae, in ridicule, Mamurrarum urbs
, from which we may infer that the
name of Mamurra had become a by-word of contempt (Hor.
Sat. i. 5, 37