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Gaius Fabricius Luscinus

hero of old Rome, famed for integrity and moral dignity; called “the Just,” 3.16, 87.

consul (282); served against Pyrrhus (280); ambassador to Pyrrhus to negotiate exchange of prisoners; Pyrrhus tried to gain his favour by appeals to his ambition, avarice, and fears—in vain, 1.38.

consul again (278), he sent back to Pyrrhus the traitor, 1.40; 3.8687.

a rigorous censor (275); lived and died in poverty.

see Glory.

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    • Cicero, De Officiis, 1.38
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