Octavius (disambiguation)


Octavius (disambiguation)
For the personal name, see Octavius (praenomen).

Octavius is a Latin personal name, or praenomen, and also the nomen of the Roman gens Octavia. It may refer to any of various members of that gens.

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Romans

Persons with the praenomen Octavius

  • Octavius Mamilius, Dictator of Tusculum in the time of Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, the seventh and last King of Rome

Prominent members of the gens Octavia

  • Marcus Octavius, tribunus plebis in 133 B.C., a colleague and opponent of Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus
  • Gnaeus Octavius, consul in 87 B.C., he was slain by the partisans of Marius and Cinna.
  • Gaius Octavius, praetor in 61 B.C., and father of Augustus
  • Gaius Octavius (63 BC – AD 14), the emperor Augustus

Other persons and things named Octavius

Many of these were named after Augustus and his family.


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