Cremutius Cordus, A. (Aulus) d. 25

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Cremutius Cordus, A. (Aulus) d. 25
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Cremutius Cordus, Aulus
Cordus, Cremutius
Cordus, A. Cremutius (Aulus Cremutius)
A. Cremutius Cordus (Aulus Cremutius Cordus)
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His Annales [CF] 1991: PHI CD ROM #5.3, Latin Canon, bibliographic screen (A. Cremutius Cordus)
Pauly-Wissowa: 8. Halbbd., col. 1703-1794
"Cremutius", #2 (A. Cremutius Cordus
Roman historian of the late Augustan period
b. in the decade 35-25 B.C.
probably a senator
condemned by Sejanus for treason for having made contemptuous speech against him
d. 25 A.D. by committing suicideby starvation)
Oxford class. dict., 1st ed.: p. 241 (Cremutius Cordus, Aulus
writing under Augustus and Tiberius, treated the period from the Civil Wars to 18 B.C.
prosecuted for treason under Sejanus, committed suicide 25 A.D.)
Dict. of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, 1967: v. 1, p. 851 (Cordus, Cremutius)
NUC pre-56
TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, Third Edition,
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 1, 1867, p. 851:
Brill's New Pauly: Roman historiographer (and senator?) of the Augustan-Tiberian period. He incurred L. Aelius [II 19] Seianus' hatred and was accused in AD 25 before the senate lege maiestatis, because he had glorified Caesar's murderers Brutus and Cassius in his Annales.
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