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  Cotta   (C. Aurelius Cotta) - Roman consul, 252 B.C.
252/_ Consuls: C. Aurelius L.f. Cotta, P. Servilius Q.f. Geminus
252/6 Cotta captures Himera.
252/7 Cotta captures Lipara, despite a defeat suffered by P.Aurelius (? or
252/11 some of the knights, after Cotta complains that they disobeyed his
251/4 The triumph of Cotta, over the Carthaginians and Sicilians.
248/_ Consuls: C. Aurelius L.f. Cotta (II), P. Servilius Q.f. Geminus (II)
    Within translations:
Cic:Acad_2.84   help him to recognise Gaius Cotta, who was twice consul withGeminus
Cic:Acad_2.85   a person who is not Cotta cannot appear to you to
FastCap_p56   [252] & C. Aurelius L.f. C.n. Cotta , P. Servilius Q.f.
FastTr_p100   Aurelius L.f. C.n. Cotta, consul, & over the Carthaginians
Oros_4.9   decree. 13 Moreover, the consul Cotta 252 B.C. crossed to Sicily
ValMax_2.7.4   [7.4]   C. Cotta the consul caused P. Aurelius

  Cotta 2   (C. Aurelius Cotta) - magister equitum, 231 B.C.
FastCap_p58 Aurelius M.f. M.n. Cotta - in order to hold elections cens

  Cotta 3   (C. Aurelius Cotta) - Roman consul, 200 B.C.
  + Aurelius
200/_ suls: P. Sulpicius Ser.f. Galba Maximus (II), C. Aurelius C.f. Cotta
200/25 CIL_610, a dedication by C.Aurelius.
    Within translations:
CIL_1.610   .610 C. Aurelius, praetor urbanus in 202 B.C.,
Ennius:Ann_325   by lot to Sulpicius, Gaul to Cotta. [326] & Sextus Aeliu
FastCap_p62   mus II , C. Aurelius C.f. C.n. Cotta & [p64] [199] & L.
Nepos_23.7   of Publius Sulpicius and Gaius Aurelius 200 B.C. 2 For in

  Cotta 6   (L. Aurelius Cotta) - Roman consul, 144 B.C.
154/15 The tribune L.Cotta is criticized by his colleagues for not repaying
144/_ Consuls: Ser. Sulpicius Ser.f. Galba, L. Aurelius L.f. Cotta
138/29 L.Cotta is accused by Scipio Aemilianus of taking bribes, but he
    Within translations:
Cic:Brut_81   the defence of L. Cotta, when he was accused by Africanus
Cic:Brut_82   Fannius. [82] L. Cotta himself was likewise reckoned an
FastCap_p70   Galba , L. Aurelius L.f. C.n. Cotta [143] & Ap. Claudius
ValMax_6.4.2   Sulpicius Galba and Aurelius Cotta, the consuls, disputed in
ValMax_6.5.4   when one of them, L. Cotta by name, under the protection
ValMax_8.1.11   P. Scipio Aemilianus accused L. Cotta before the people; this case,

  Cotta 7   (L. Aurelius Cotta) - Roman consul, 119 B.C.
119/_ Consuls: L. Caecilius L.f. Metellus, L. Aurelius Cotta
119/1 ibune C.Marius passes a voting law, despite the opposition of Cotta.
119/7 Cotta and Metellus defeat the Segestani.

  Cotta 8   (L. Aurelius Cotta) - tribune of the plebs, 95 B.C.
Cic:Brut_137   tulus. [137] & L. Cotta likewise, a man of praetorian ran
Cic:DeOr_2.197   nobody could deny that Lucius Cotta and Titus Didius, when they
Cic:DeOr_3.42   of antiquity; as Lucius Cotta, an acquaintance of yours,

  Cotta 9   (C. Aurelius Cotta) - Roman consul, 75 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
  + Aurelius
124/8 The birth of the orators Cotta and Sulpicius.
90/2 Bestia, Cotta, and Memmius are found guilty under the lex Varia, and
76/14 Elections at Rome: Cicero, Cotta, and Hortensius are elected to vario
75/_ Consuls: L. Octavius Cn.f., C. Aurelius M.f. Cotta
75/17 Cotta makes a speech at an assembly of the people, following a corn
75/34 Cotta formally confirms Hiempsal's right to some disputed territory.
75/35 Cotta passes a law to lift some of the restrictions on the political
75/36 Cotta passes another law, concerning private lawsuits.
73/3 C.Cotta dies before he is able to celebrate a triumph.
73/31 returns to Rome after being appointed pontifex in place of C.Cotta.
    Within translations:
Cic:Brut_115   ccordingly did. C. Cotta, indeed, who was his nephew, made
Cic:Brut_182   orary with each other, were C. Cotta, P. Sulpicius, Q. Var
Cic:Brut_183   [183] & Of these, Cotta and Sulpicius, both in my opinion
Cic:Brut_189   time of my youth, when Cotta and Hortensius were in such
Cic:Brut_201-207 *   I, "took its rise from Cotta and Sulpicius, whom I menti
Cic:Brut_215   that either Sulpicius or Cotta, or any other speaker of
Cic:Brut_217   Titinia, the daughter of Cotta, when he attempted to reply
Cic:Brut_227   ulpicius was dead; Cotta and Curio were abroad; and no ple
Cic:Brut_259   acy of his accent. Cotta, who, by his broad pronunciation,
Cic:Brut_297   what you have said of Cotta and Sulpicius, and but very
Cic:Brut_301-305 *   appeared in the time of Cotta and Sulpicius, (who were
Cic:Brut_311   ntistius;- the return of Cotta, Curio, Crassus, Pompeius,
Cic:Brut_317   hen pre-eminent; (I mean Cotta and Hortensius) whose glory
Cic:Brut_318   for the quaestorship, Cotta for the consulate, and Hort
Cic:Brut_333   and Crassus; and then Cotta, Sulpicius, Hortensius, and
Cic:DeOr_1.25   dignity of their order; Gaius Cotta, who was then a candidate
Cic:DeOr_1.29   cushions; when they all, said Cotta, sat down on the seats
Cic:DeOr_1.96   by accident, Crassus, which neither Cotta nor I expected, but which
Cic:DeOr_1.100   the art." [100] "Then," said Cotta, "since we have got over
Cic:DeOr_1.131   "desire me, or our friend Cotta, to learn the civil law,
Cic:DeOr_1.133   "By no means," said Cotta, "for we must now entreat
Cic:DeOr_1.136   much wished for by us, Cotta !" exclaimed Sulpicius; "for what
Cic:DeOr_1.160   said, "What is the matter, Cotta ? why are you silent
Cic:DeOr_1.229   of it he assigned to Cotta here, his sister's son, and
Cic:DeOr_1.262   these observations, Sulpicius and Cotta appeared to be in
Cic:DeOr_2.12   him, and Antonius walking with Cotta in the portico suddenly Quintus
Cic:DeOr_2.16   neither my friend Sulpicius, nor Cotta, may seem to have more
Cic:DeOr_2.26   in general, and for whom Cotta and Sulpicius have been some
Cic:DeOr_2.98   seen in you, Caesar and Cotta; for one of you has
Cic:DeOr_2.118   ( I speak to you, Cotta and Sulpicius ) you ought
Cic:DeOr_2.140   much more yours, my friends Cotta and Sulpicius, to know, that
Cic:DeOr_2.366   conjunction."   "But," observed Cotta, "he said nothing of
Cic:DeOr_3.11   to him; of whom Gaius Cotta, whom he had left in
Cic:DeOr_3.16   dialogue, and to whom Gaius Cotta communicated only the topics and
Cic:DeOr_3.17   rested themselves a little, Cotta said that he particularly
Cic:DeOr_3.31   of equal age, Sulpicius and Cotta; what things were ever so
Cic:DeOr_3.46   and smooth. [46] Our friend Cotta, therefore, whose broad manner of
Cic:DeOr_3.144   {36.} [144]   Cotta then observed, "I cannot indeed
Cic:DeOr_3.208   "I perceive, Crassus, " said Cotta, "that you have poured forth
Cic:DeOr_3.230   learning. [230] You, therefore, Cotta, and you, Sulpicius, should
CIL_11.1832   ued his colleague {Cotta} from a siege, after he had
FastCap_p76   C.n. , C. Aurelius M.f. . . Cotta [74] & L. Licinius
Sall:Hist_2.40   sdom. & Then L.Octavius and C.Cotta became consuls [75
Sall:Hist_2.44   &   A few days later Cotta changed his clothing, givin
Sall:Hist_2.82   decreed by the senate, Cotta taking Hither Gaul and Octa
Sall:Hist_3.34   ive than fear that Gaius Cotta, a consul chosen from the
THI_215   avius and Gaius Aurelius Cotta {75 B.C.}; [whatever is
ValMax_8.9.3   by the advocacy of C. Cotta. For then the greatest eloquence

  Cotta 10   (M. Aurelius Cotta) - Roman consul, 74 B.C.
74/_ Consuls: L. Licinius L.f. Lucullus, M. Aurelius M.f. Cotta
74/9 M.Cotta repeals his brother's law concerning lawsuits.
73/4 Mithridates' generals defeat the Romans under Cotta near Chalcedon.
73/11 Lucullus rescues Cotta by raising the siege of Chalcedon.
73/35 Cotta dismisses Oppius from his post as pro-quaestor.
72/54 Cotta advances to Heracleia and starts to besiege the city.
70/13 Cotta and Triarius capture Heracleia, after it is abandoned by Connac
67/44 M.Cotta is prosecuted by Carbo, and convicted for looting Heracleia
    Within translations:
FastCap_p76   ucullus , M. Aurelius M.f. . . Cotta [73] & M. Terentius
Memn_27   the senate sent Aurelius Cotta to Bithynia and Lucius Lucu
Memn_29   the Romans. [29] Cotta wanted to make amends for his ear
Memn_39   menians. [39] When Cotta arrived at Rome, he was honoured
Memn_32-36 *   are as follows. Cotta marched with the Roman army again
Sall:Hist_2.82   cius Lucullus and Marcus Cotta [74 B.C.], who were greatly
Sall:Hist_4.67   war and routed Marcus Cotta, the Roman general, on land
Syll_747.A   (73) en [Lucius] Licinius and Marcus Aurelius were consuls { 74 B.

  Cotta 11   (L. Aurelius Cotta) - Roman consul, 65 B.C.
70/25 The praetor L.Aurelius Cotta passes a law which reforms the compositi
66/32 orm an abortive plot against Cotta and Torquatus, the newly elected
65/_ Consuls: L. Aurelius M.f. Cotta, L. Manlius L.f. Torquatus
57/1 January -R} L.Cotta urges the senate to recall Cicero, but the mot
    Within translations:
Cic:Fam_12.2 my dear friend L.Cotta, yielding to a sort of irresistib
Nepos:Att_4 lship, as I believe, of Lucius Cotta and Lucius Torquatus
Schol:Bob_91 tiny number of votes. For L.Cotta . . . He proposed the

  Cotta 12   (M. Aurelius Cotta) - the son of the consul of 74 B.C.
58/32 M.Cotta prosecutes C.Carbo, who is found guilty of extortion as gover
Oros_6.15   from Sicily, Valerius drove Cotta from Sardinia, and Varus
ValMax_5.4.4   piety was imitated by M. Cotta, on the very same day

  Cotta 13   (L. Aurunculeius Cotta) - an officer of Julius Caesar in Gaul, killed in 54 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
54/49 Cotta and Sabinus are ambushed and their army is destroyed by Ambiori
    Within translations:
Athen_6.273   servants altogether, as Cotta, who at that time acted as
Oros_6.10   of his legates Sabinus and Cotta, whose legion Ambiorix and the

  Cotta 14   - commander of a Roman naval squadron, 80 B.C.
80/10 Sertorius defeats Cotta in a naval battle near Mellaria.

  Cotta 15   (? Publius Cotta) - an ignorant Roman lawyer, 1st century B.C.
  + Popilius
Plut:Mor_205 He had summoned Popilius Cotta, an ignorant blockhead

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