MINU1686 M. Minucius (54) Q. f. Rufus

Relationships

brother of
Q. Minucius (56) Rufus (pr. before 110) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

Frontin. strat. II 4.3

Career

  • Tribunus Plebis 121 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • The texts do not cite the praenomen. I have suggested M. because an M could more easily have fallen out before the M of Minucius, and because M. was the one of the two brothers who attained the consulship. On the careers of M. and of Q. Minucius, see Index. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Proposed bills to annul legislation of C. Gracchus, and in particular the colony at Carthage (FOR 2.141- Fest. 220 L; Flor. 2.3.4; Auct. Vir. Ill. 65.5; Oros. 5.12.5; cf. Cic. Cat. 4.4; Plut. CG 13.1-2; App. BC 1.24; Lib. 136). (Broughton MRR I)
    • p. 257-63 (Thommen 1989)
  • Special Commissioners 117 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Acted as judges in the dispute between the Genuates and the Langenses Viturii (CIL 1 .2.584).{530} (Broughton MRR I)
  • Praetor before 112 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • The latest date possible for their praetorships under the Lex Villia. (Broughton MRR I)
    • p. 742 (Brennan 2000)
  • Consul 110 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • CIL 1 .2.674, and on Minucius, 584; Fast. Ant., Degrassi 162f. ([- - - -] Rufus); Fast. Cap., Degrassi 54f. ([- - - - Albi]nus), 127, 474f.; Sall. Iug. 35.2; Chr. 354 (Rufo et Albino), so also Fast. Hyd. and Chr. Pasc.; Cassiod.; and on Postumius, Cic. Brut. 128; Oros. 5.15.6. Minucius campaigned in Macedonia and Thrace during this and succeeding years (see 109-106, Promagistrates) against the Scordisci, the Bessi and other Thracian tribes, and the Dacians (SIG(3) 710- CIL 1(2).2.692; Liv. Per. 65; Vell. 2.8.3; Frontin. Str. 2.4.3; Flor. 1.39.5; Ruf. Fest. Brev. 9.2; Amm. Marc. 27.4.10; cf. Act. Tr. for 106). Postumius was foiled in Numidia by Jugurtha's delaying tactics, and when he returned to Rome to hold the elections, his army suffered defeat and disgrace under the leadership of his brother and Legate (Sall. Iug. 35-38, and 77.3; Liv. Per. 64; Flor. 1.36.9; Eutrop. 4.26.3; Oros. 5.15.6; cf. App. Num. 1; Plut. Mar. 9.3; Schol. Bern. on Lucan 4.319, p. 131 U), and event which ruined his influence at home and in the army, and led to the establishment of the Mamilian commission (Sall. Iug. 39-43; Cic. Brut. 128; see 109, Tribunes of the Plebs). On Postumius, see L├╝bker no. 14. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Proconsul 109 Macedonia, Thracia (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Proconsul in Macedonia and Thrace (see 110, Consuls, and 108-106, Promagistrates).{547} (Broughton MRR I)
    • Cos. 110, Procos. 109-106. Honored by inscriptions of Demetrias (IG 9.2.1135; Bull. Epig. 1954, no. 152; 1955, no. 136a) and one also of Europus of Macedonia for his victories over Gallic Scordisci, and Bessi, and other Thracian tribes (S. Kougeas, Hellenika 5, 1932, 5-16, reported by Roussel, REG 47, 1934, 230; Bull. Epig. 1934, p. 230). On SIG(3) 710, from Delphi ? ILLRP 337, see Aepig. 1967, no. 453. (Broughton MRR III)
  • Proconsul 108 Macedonia, Thracia (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Proconsul (Act. Tr.) in Macedonia and Thrace, where he probably won a victory this year (Liv. Per. 65; see 110, Consuls and 106, Promagistrates). (Broughton MRR I)
    • Cos. 110, Procos. 109-106. Honored by inscriptions of Demetrias (IG 9.2.1135; Bull. Epig. 1954, no. 152; 1955, no. 136a) and one also of Europus of Macedonia for his victories over Gallic Scordisci, and Bessi, and other Thracian tribes (S. Kougeas, Hellenika 5, 1932, 5-16, reported by Roussel, REG 47, 1934, 230; Bull. Epig. 1934, p. 230). On SIG(3) 710, from Delphi ? ILLRP 337, see Aepig. 1967, no. 453. (Broughton MRR III)
  • Proconsul 107 Macedonia, Thracia (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Proconsul in Macedonia and Thrace (see 110, Consuls, and 109-106, Promagistrates). (Broughton MRR I)
    • Cos. 110, Procos. 109-106. Honored by inscriptions of Demetrias (IG 9.2.1135; Bull. Epig. 1954, no. 152; 1955, no. 136a) and one also of Europus of Macedonia for his victories over Gallic Scordisci, and Bessi, and other Thracian tribes (S. Kougeas, Hellenika 5, 1932, 5-16, reported by Roussel, REG 47, 1934, 230; Bull. Epig. 1934, p. 230). On SIG(3) 710, from Delphi ? ILLRP 337, see Aepig. 1967, no. 453. (Broughton MRR III)
  • Proconsul 106 Macedonia, Thracia (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Celebrated as Proconsul (Pro cos., Act. Tr.) a triumph over Scordisci and other Thracian tribes (Act. Tr., Degrassi 84f., 561; Vell. 2.8.3; cf. SIG(3) 710- CIL 1(2).2.692, and p. 726; Liv. Per. 65; see 110, Consuls). He was honoured by Europos of Macedonia for his victory over the Gallic Scordisci, the Bessi and the rest of the Thracians (S. Kougeas, Hellenika 5 [1932] 5-16, reported by Roussel in REG 47 [1934] 230). (Broughton MRR I)
    • Cos. 110, Procos. 109-106. Honored by inscriptions of Demetrias (IG 9.2.1135; Bull. Epig. 1954, no. 152; 1955, no. 136a) and one also of Europus of Macedonia for his victories over Gallic Scordisci, and Bessi, and other Thracian tribes (S. Kougeas, Hellenika 5, 1932, 5-16, reported by Roussel, REG 47, 1934, 230; Bull. Epig. 1934, p. 230). On SIG(3) 710, from Delphi ? ILLRP 337, see Aepig. 1967, no. 453. (Broughton MRR III)
  • Triumphator 106 (Rich 2014) Expand
    • Triumph de Scordisteis et Thraecibus. MRR I.554, Itgenshorst no. 231, Rich no. 231. (Rich 2014)