Lucius Licinius Murena, Roman consul, was the son of Lucius Licinius Murena. Consul (abbrev cos; Latin plural consules) was the highest elected office of the Roman Republic and an appointive office under the Empire
At the end of the First Mithridatic War, he was left in Asia by Sulla in command of the two legions formerly controlled by Gaius Flavius Fimbria. The First Mithridatic War ( 90 &ndash 85 BC) was a conflict fought between the Kingdom of Pontus and revolting Greek cities -Athens being the most prominent- Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix ( Latin: L•CORNELIVS•L•F•P•N•SVLLA•FELIX (c Gaius Flavius Fimbria (d 84 BC was a Roman politician and a violent partisan of Gaius Marius. Sulla had left Mithridates in control of his kingdom of Pontus, but Murena made a pre-emptive strike against what he alleged was re-armament by Mithridates, invading Pontus and thus triggering the Second Mithridatic War. Geography The Black Sea region loosely called Pontus by various scholars has a steep rocky coast with rivers that cascade through the gorges of the coastal ranges The Second Mithridatic War ( 83 - 82 BC) was one of three Mithridatic Wars fought between Pontus and the Roman Republic. When Mithridates defeated him in 81, he decided it would be wise to obey Sulla's order to leave Mithridates alone. In the following third Mithridatic War, he was for several years legate of Lucius Licinius Lucullus. The Third Mithridatic War ( 75 - 65 BC) was one of three Mithridatic Wars fought between Mithridates VI of Pontus and the Roman Republic For his grandfather and namesake see Lucius Licinius Lucullus.
In 65 BC he was praetor and made himself popular by the magnificence of the games provided by him. Year 65 BC was a year of the pre-Julian calendar. Events By place Rome In response to the illegal exercise of Citizen rights Praetor was a title granted by the government of Ancient Rome to men acting in one of two official capacities the commander of an Army, either before As administrator of Transalpine Gaul after his praetorship he gained the goodwill of both provincials and Romans by his impartiality. Gallia Narbonensis ( Narbonese Gaul) was a Roman province located in what is now Languedoc and Provence, in southern France.
In 62 BC he was elected consul, but before entering upon office he was accused of bribery by Servius Sulpicius, an unsuccessful competitor, supported by Marcus Porcius Cato the younger and Servius Sulpicius Rufus, a famous jurist and son of the accuser. Year 62 BC was a year of the pre-Julian calendar. Events By place Rome January 5 — The forces of the conspirator Bribery, a form of pecuniary corruption is an act usually implying money or gift given that alters the behaviour of the recipient in ways not consistent with the duties of that person Marcus Porcius Catō Uticensis (95 BC&ndash46 BC known as Cato the Younger ( Cato Minor) to distinguish him from his great-grandfather ( Cato the Elder Servius Sulpicius Rufus (ca 106 BC-43 BC surnamed Lemonia from the tribe to which he belonged Roman orator and Jurist. Murena was defended by Marcus Licinius Crassus (afterwards triumvir), Quintus Hortensius and Cicero (Pro Murena), and acquitted, although it seems probable that he was guilty. Marcus Licinius Crassus ( Latin: M·LICINIVS·P·F·P·N·CRASSVS (ca Quintus Hortensius Hortalus (114 - 50 BC was a Roman Orator and advocate Marcus Tullius Cicero ( Classical Latin ˈkikeroː usually ˈsɪsərəʊ in English January 3, 106 BC &ndash December 7, 43 BC was a Roman
During his consulship he passed a law (lex Junia Licinia) which enforced more strictly the provision of the lex Caecilia Didia--that laws should be promulgated three nundinae before they were proposed to the comitia, and further enacted that, in order to prevent forgery, a copy of every proposed statute should be deposited before witnesses in the aerarium. Aerarium (from Latin "aes" in its derived sense of "money" was the name (in full "aerarium stabulum" - treasure-house given in Ancient Rome
Gaius Antonius Hybrida and Marcus Tullius Cicero
|Consul of the Roman Republic together with Decimus Junius Silanus|
Marcus Valerius Messalla Niger and Marcus Pupius Piso Frugi Calpurnianus
This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain. Gaius Antonius Hybrida (flourished 2nd century BC & 1st century BC was a politician of the Roman Republic. Marcus Tullius Cicero ( Classical Latin ˈkikeroː usually ˈsɪsərəʊ in English January 3, 106 BC &ndash December 7, 43 BC was a Roman This is a list of Roman consuls Key Abbreviations Imp = Imperator suff The Roman Republic was the phase of the ancient Roman civilization characterized by a Republican form of government a period which began with the overthrow of the Decimus Junius Silanus was a Consul of the Roman Republic. He was possibly the son of Marcus Junius Silanus the consul in 109 BC. Year 62 BC was a year of the pre-Julian calendar. Events By place Rome January 5 — The forces of the conspirator Marcus Valerius Messalla Niger was a senator of the Roman Republic. Marcus Pupius Piso Frugi Calpurnianus belonged originally to the Gens Calpurnia, but was adopted by Marcus Pupius when the latter was an old man The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition (1910–1911 is a 29-volume reference work that marked the beginning of the Encyclopædia Britannica The public domain is a range of abstract materials &ndash commonly referred to as Intellectual property &ndash which are not owned or controlled by anyone