LICI1780 P. Licinius (61) M. f. P. n. Crassus (Dives)


  • Nobilis Expand

    Cic. Tusc. 5.19.55, Liv. Per. 80

Life Dates

  • 87, death - violent (Broughton MRR II) Expand



grandson of
P. Licinius (60) C. f. P. n. Crassus (cos. 171) (Badian 1990)
son of
? M. Licinius (57) Crassus 'Agelastus' (pr. c. 127) (Brennan 2000)
married to
Venuleia (4) (married to P. Licinius (61) M. f. P. n. Crassus (Dives) (cos. 97)) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

Hieron. Ep. 60.5

father of
P. Licinius (62) Crassus Dives (son of P. Licinius (61) M. f. P. n. Crassus (Dives) (cos. 97)) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

Cic. Att. XII 24.2, Plut. Crass. 4.1, Plut. Crass. 6.3(4)

M. Licinius (68) P. f. M. n. Crassus (cos. 70) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

Asc. Pison. 14C, Asc. Scaur. 23C, Cic. div. II 22, Plin. n.h. VII 79, Plut. Crass. 1.1-2(3), Plut. Crass. 4.1, Plut. Crass. 6.3(4)

-. Licinius (50) Crassus Dives (son of P. Licinius (61) M. f. P. n. Crassus (Dives) (cos. 97)) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

App. b.c. I 72 (332), Flor.II 9.14 cf. Lucan. II 124, Liv. per. 80, Lucan. II 124


  • Aedilis? 102 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Cic. Off. 2.57. If this passage refers to the Consul of 97, 102 is a probable date, but it may refer to Dives Mucianus, Consul in 131 (Münzer, RE nos. 61 and 72). See 142, Aediles; Seidel, FA 44. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Praetor before 99 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • The latest dates possible for their consulships under the Lex Villia. (Broughton MRR I)
    • p. 743 (Brennan 2000)
  • Consul 97 (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • 1 In Fact. Cap. for 99 P. Licini is preserved. The filiation is clearly given in Act. Tr. for 93 and Fast. Ant. on the Censors of 89 as M. f., and though Fast. Cap. for 89 is read in CIL 12 as P. Licinius L. f. P. n. Crassus the top of the letter preserved there has been identified by Degrassi (54 f.) as part of an M. (Broughton MRR II)
    • CIL 12.2.702, 703, SIG³ 726-1. de Delos 4.1.1757; Fast. Cap., Degrassi 54f., 128, 478f.; Plin. NH 10.5; 30.12- Obseq. 48; Chr. 354; Fast. Hyd.; Chr. Pasc.; Cassiod.; and on Crassus, Cic. Att. 12.24; perhaps also SIG³ 826K (but see 116, Consuls). Under these Consuls a decree of the Senate forbade human sacrifice (Plin. NH 30.12; cf. Plut. RQ 83; Cichorius, RS 6ff.). Crassus became governor of Farther Spain (see 96-93, Promagistrates). (Broughton MRR II)
  • Proconsul 96 Hispania Ulterior (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • Proconsul in Farther Spain (Act. Tr. for 93; Cic. Pis. 58; Ascon. 14C; Plut. Crass. 1.1; 4.1-2, #; Schol. Bob. 131 Stangl; cf. Cic. Planc. 32; Strabo 3.5.11, 176c; Ptol. 2.5.6, and Itin. Ant., on Castra Liciniana). See 95-93, Promagistrates. (Broughton MRR II)
  • Proconsul 95 Hispania Ulterior (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • Proconsul in Farther Spain (see 96-93, Promagistrates). (Broughton MRR II)
  • Proconsul 94 Hispania Ulterior (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • Proconsul in Farther Spain (see 97, Consuls, and 96-93, Promagistrates). (Broughton MRR II)
  • Proconsul 93 Hispania Ulterior (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • Proconsul in Farther Spain, whence he returned to celebrate a triumph de Lusitaneis (Act. Tr., Degrassi 84f., 562; Cic. Pis. 58; Ascon. 14C; Schol. Bob. 131 Stangl; see 96-94, Promagistrates). (Broughton MRR II)
  • Triumphator 93 (Rich 2014) Expand
    • Triumph de Lusitaneis. MRR II.15, Itgenshorst no. 240, Rich no. 240. (Rich 2014)
  • Legatus (Lieutenant) 90 Italia (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • Served under the Consul L. Iulius Caesar (Cic. Font. 43; App. BC 1.40). He was defeated in Lucania and driven into Grumentum (Diod. 37.23; Frontin. Str. 2.4.16-4.7.41; App. BC 1.41; cf. also Cic. Balb. 50-51, and 64, on the grant of citizenship to Alexas of Heracleia). (Broughton MRR II)
  • Censor 89 (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • 1 If these Censors were expected to register the new citizens admitted under the Julian, Calpurnian, and Plautian and Papirian laws, they failed in their task (see 90, Consuls; above, Tribunes of the Plebs; Cram, HSCPh 51 [1940] 100; RE, as above). No clear decision was reached in their time regarding the mode of registration or the number of tribes concerned. An important factor in their election may have been the failure of the Censors of 92 to complete the census and found the lustrum. These Censors founded it anyway. (Broughton MRR II)
    • Cic. Arch. 11; Fast. Ant., Degrassi 164f., and Fast. Cap., ibid., 54f., 129, 480f.; on Crassus, Plut. Crass. 1; and on Caesar, ILS 8770-OGIS 440; Val. Max. 9.2.2, with praenomen C.; Ascon. 25 C. They completed the lustrum (Fast. Ant.; Fast. Cap.), but without completing a census of the citizens (Cic. Arch. 11), and apparently without satisfying an augural decree requiring them to fix a date for a meeting of an assembly (Fest. 366L). They issued decrees regulating the sale and prices of foreign perfumes and wines (Plin. NH 13.24; 14.95, readingsingulos quartarios, Frank, AJPh 52 [1931] 278). Caesar exempted the land of Ilium from taxes (OGIS 440-ILS 8770). M. Aemilius Scaurus probably remained Princeps Senatus (see 88, Pontifices). (Broughton MRR II)
  • Legatus (Lieutenant) 87 Italia (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • 7 Bennett (Cinna 26) identifies the Legate with the son (RE 62), not the father. This is possible but improbable in view of the father's recent military fame. Nor does vivus in Cicero Sest. 48 with certainty imply that he would have been spared. (Broughton MRR II)
    • Legate under Octavius (Gran. Lic. 25, and 29B; cf. App. BC 1.69). When his son was killed by Fimbria he committed suicide (Cic. Sest. 48; De Or. 3.10; Scaur. 1-3, Oxford text; Tusc. 5.55; Diod. 37.29.5; Liv. Per. 80; Ascon. 23, and 25C; Lucan 2.124; Plut. Crass. 4.1; 6.3; Flor. 2.9.14; App. BC 1.72; Schol. Gron. 286 Stangl). (Broughton MRR II)
    • Cos. 97. Leg., lieut. 87. See MRR 2.50, 52, note 7. The sources are contradictory regarding the circumstances and the order of the deaths of father and son. (Broughton MRR III)