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L. Ra'mmius

a leading man at Brundusium, was accustomed to entertain the Roman generals and foreign ambassadors. It was said that Perseus, king of Macedonia, endeavoured to persuade him to poison such Roman generals as he might indicate, but that Rammius disclosed the treacherous offer first to the legate C. Valerius, and then to the Roman senate. Perseus, however, in an embassy which he sent to the senate, strongly denied the truth of the charge, which he maintained was a pure invention of Rammius. (Liv. 42.17, 41; Appian, App. Mac. 9.4, who calls him Erennius.)

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