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Encyclopedia > Lucius Cornelius Cinna

Lucius Cornelius Cinna[1] (d. 84 BC) was a four time consul of (consecutively from 87 to 84 BC) and member of the Cinna family of the Cornelii of ancient Rome. He was a supporter of Marius in Marius' contest with Sulla. After serving in the war with the Marsi as praetorian legate, he was elected consul in 87 BC. Centuries: 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - 1st century Decades: 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC - 80s BC - 70s BC 60s BC 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC Years: 89 BC 88 BC 87 BC 86 BC 85 BC - 84 BC - 83 BC 82 BC 81... Cinna was a Roman patrician family of the gens Cornelia. ... Cornelius (fem. ... Ancient Rome was a civilization that grew from a small agricultural community founded on the Italian Peninsula circa the 9th century BC to a massive empire straddling the Mediterranean Sea. ... Gaius Marius (Latin: C·MARIVS·C·F·C·N)¹ (157 BC - January 13, 86 BC) was a Roman general and politician elected Consul an unprecedented seven times during his career. ... Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix (Latin: L·CORNELIVS·L·F·P·N·SVLLA·FELIX)[1] (ca. ... Silver denarius of the Marsian Confederation, during the Social War (89 BC). ... The Praetorian Guard (sometimes Prætorian Guard) (in Latin: praetoriani) comprised a special force of bodyguards used by Roman emperors. ... Consul (abbrev. ... Lucius Cornelius Cinna is elected consul of Rome, thus returning the rule of Rome back to the democrats. ...


Breaking the oath he had sworn to Sulla that he would not attempt any revolution in the state, Cinna allied himself with Marius, raised an army of Italians, and took possession of the city. Soon after his triumphant entry and the massacre of the friends of Sulla, by which he had satisfied his vengeance, Marius died. Lucius Valerius Flaccus was to became Cinna's colleague in 85 BC but was murdered by Gaius Flavius Fimbria. Gnaeus Papirius Carbo became Cinna's colleague in Flaccus' stead. In 84 BC, Cinna, during his fourth year as consul, was forced to advance against Sulla; but while embarking his troops for Liburnia, Illyricum, he was killed in a mutiny (App. BCiv. 1.77-78). At least four notable Romans were named Lucius Valerius Flaccus. ... Gaius Flavius Fimbria (d. ... Gnaeus Papirius Carbo (c. ... Liburnia (recent Croatian Kvarner, Italian Quarnero) in ancient geography was the land of the Liburnians, a region along the northeastern Adriatic coast in Europe, actual Croatia, whose borders shifted according to the extent of Liburnian dominance at a given time between 11th and 1st century BC. // Liburnia was south of... This article is about an ancient civilization in southeastern Europe; see also Illyria (software), Illyria (character in the TV series Angel). ...


His youngest daughter, Cinnilla, was the first wife of Julius Caesar and died young after bearing him his only legitimate child, a Julia Caesaris who married Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus. His son, also named Lucius Cornelius Cinna, was a praetor who sided with the murderers of Julius Caesar and publicly extolled their action. Cornelia Cinna minor (94 BC[citation needed] – 69 BC[1] or 68 BC[2]), daughter of Lucius Cornelius Cinna, one of the great leaders of the Marian party, was married to Gaius Julius Caesar, who would become one of Romes greatest conquerors and its dictator. ... Gaius Julius Caesar [1] (Latin pronunciation ; English pronunciation ; July 12 or July 13, 100 BC or 102 BC–March 15, 44 BC), was a Roman military and political leader and one of the most influential men of classical antiquity. ... Julia Caesaris (Classical Latin: IVLIA•CAESARIS) was the daughter of Gaius Julius Caesar the dictator, by Cornelia Cinna, and his only child in marriage. ... This article refers to the Roman General. ...


Notes

  1. ^ Latin: L·CORNELIVS·L·F·L·N·CINNA; English: "Lucius Cornelius Cinna, son of Lucius, grandson of Lucius".

Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ...

References

  • This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain.
Preceded by
Lucius Cornelius Sulla and Quintus Pompeius Rufus
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Gnaeus Octavius
87 BC
Succeeded by
Lucius Cornelius Cinna and Gaius Marius
(suffect: Lucius Valerius Flaccus)
Preceded by
Lucius Cornelius Cinna and Gnaeus Octavius
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Gaius Marius
(Suffect: Lucius Valerius Flaccus)

86 BC
Succeeded by
Lucius Cornelius Cinna and Gnaeus Papirius Carbo
Preceded by
Lucius Cornelius Cinna and Gaius Marius
(Suffect: Lucius Valerius Flaccus)
Consul of the Roman Republic
Gnaeus Papirius Carbo
85 BC
Succeeded by
Lucius Cornelius Cinna and Gnaeus Papirius Carbo
Preceded by
Lucius Cornelius Cinna and Gnaeus Papirius Carbo
Consul of the Roman Republic
Gnaeus Papirius Carbo
84 BC
Succeeded by
Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus Asiagenus and Gaius Norbanus

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Cinna - Wikipedia (221 words)
Valerius Flaccus[?] became Cinna's colleague, and on the murder of Flaccus, Cn.
In 84, however, Cinna, who was still consul, was forced to advance against Sulla; but while embarking his troops to meet him in Thessaly, he was killed in a mutiny.
Cornelius Cinna, praetor ill 44 BC, nevertheless sided with the murderers of Caesar and publicly extolled their action.
Lucius Cornelius Sulla (1066 words)
With the support of Lucius Cornelius Cinna (Julius Caesar's father in law), Marius declared Sulla's reforms and laws invalid and Sulla himself officially exiled.
Together, Marius and Cinna accomplished a major bloodbath in Sulla's supporters and were elected consuls for the year of 86 BC.
The young Caesar, as Cinna's son-in-law, was one of the targets and fled the city.
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