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8. Naevius Pollio, a Roman citizen, who was stated by Cicero to have been a foot taller than the tallest man that ever lived. This statement of Cicero, which is quoted by Columella (3.8.2), was doubtless contained in his work entitled Admiranda. Pliny also speaks (H. N. 7.16) of the great height of this Naevius Pollio, but says that the annals did not specify what his height was.

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