Gaius Scribonius Curio


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Gaius Scribonius Curio was the name of a father and son who lived in the late Roman Republic.

Gaius Scribonius Curio (d. 53 BC) was a Roman statesman and orator. He was nicknamed Burbulieus (after an actor) for the way he moved his body while speaking. Curio was noted as a public orator and for the purity of his Latin language.

Curio was tribune of the plebs in 90 BC. He ... more »

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  • ''He is every woman's man and every man's woman.''
    Gaius Scribonius Curio (d. 53 B.C.), Roman consul. Quoted in Suetonius, "Julius," sect. 52, Lives of the Caesars. Of Julius Caesar.
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