Definition of Lucilius
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LNS
Lūcīlius, Lūcīlia, Lūcīlium
Lucilius
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. the name of a Roman gens, whose most celebrated members were
  2. The poet, a native of the Campanian Suessa, formerly Aurunca, the father of Roman satire
  3. an eminent Stoic
  4. a writer of no merit
Abbreviations
Lūcīlius, a, the name of a Roman gens, whose most celebrated members were, The poet C. Lucilius, a native of the Campanian Suessa, formerly Aurunca (hence, Auruncae alumnus, Juv. 1, 19), the father of Roman satire, Cic. de Or. 1, 16, 72; Quint. 10, 1, 92: vis Lucilii, Arn. 5, 169 (alluding to the verse of Lucilius: vis est vita, vides, vis nos facere omnia cogit, Lucil. ap. Varr. L. L. 5, § 63 Mull.); cf. Hor. S. 1, 4, 6; 1, 10, 1; 2, 1, 62; Juv. 1, 65.

— Q. Lucilius Balbus, an eminent Stoic, Cic. N. D. 1, 6, 15; id. Div. 1, 5, 9; Lact. 2, 5, 7.

— Lucilius Bassus, a writer of no merit, Cic. Att. 12, 5.

—Hence, Lūciliānus, a, um, adj., Lucilian, of the poet Lucilius: character, Varr. R. R. 3, 2: versus, Plin. 36, 25, 61, § 185: aetas, Macr. S. 2, 12: fornix, prob. a satire bearing this title, Arn. 2, 45.
 
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