Lucius Julius

Lucius Julius was a combination of praenomen (first name) and the Julian gens name used by several men of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire. The Iullus or Jullus branch was older than the more famous branch of Caesares.[1]

Lucius Julius Jullus (consul 430 BC)

Lucius Julius Jullus, found more often as Lucius Iulius Iullus, was Magister Equitum in 431 BC,[2] and consul in 430.[3] Cicero has the praenomen as Gaius.[4]

Lucius Julius Jullus (consul 397 BC)

Lucius Julius Jullus, a military tribune with consular powers in 397 BC.[5]

Lucius Julius Libo

Further information: Lucius Julius Libo

Lucius Julius Libo, a consul in 267 BC.

Lucius Julius Caesar I

Lucius Julius Caesar I[6] may have been the son of Numerius Julius Caesar[7] or identical to Lucius Julius Libo II, with Sextus Julius Caesar (praetor 208 BC) as his son, in which case the latter would be the father of Sextus Julius Caesar (military tribune 181 BC) identical to Sextus Julius Caesar (consul 157 BC).[8]

Lucius Julius (praetor 183 BC)

Lucius Julius, possibly with the cognomen Caesar, a praetor in Cisalpine Gaul in 183 BC. His mission was to keep Transalpine Gauls from settling in the area of Aquileia, without resorting to war.[9]

Lucius Julius (praetor urbanus 166 BC)

Lucius Julius, possibly with the cognomen Caesar and to be identified as the Julius Caesar who was praetor urbanus in 166 and died suddenly in office.[10]

Lucius Julius Caesar II

Lucius Julius Caesar II, first cousin of Caesar's grandfather, grandson of Lucius Julius Caesar I;

Lucius Julius Caesar (consul 90 BC)

Lucius Julius Caesar (consul 90 BC), second cousin of Caesar's father (d. 87 BC, praetor 94 BC, consul 90 BC, killed by partisans of Marius).

Lucius Julius Caesar (consul 64 BC)

Lucius Julius Caesar (consul 64 BC), third cousin of Caesar, consul in 64 BC (d. aft. 43 BC, consul 63 BC)

Lucius Julius Caesar V

Lucius Julius Caesar V, third cousin once removed of Caesar, son of the consul in 64 BC (proquaestor 46 BC, killed soon aft. Battle of Thapsus);

Lucius Caesar

Further information: Lucius Caesar

Lucius Julius Caesar, more commonly known as Lucius Caesar (17 BC – AD 2), i.e. Lucius Vipsanius Agrippa, became Lucius Julius Caesar after adoption by Augustus.

Lucius Julius (curule aedile 146)

Lucius Julius, named in one source as curule aedile in 146.[11]

Lucius Julius (monetalis around 133–126 BC)

Lucius Julius, monetalis (moneyer) around 133–126 BC.[12]

Lucius Julius (monetalis around 100–97 BC)

Lucius Julius, a monetalis around 100–97 BC.[13]

Lucius Julius Bursio

Lucius Julius Bursio, a quaestor or monetalis around 84–82 BC.[14]

Lucius Julius Ursus Servianus

Lucius Julius Gainius Fabius Agrippa


  1. Ernst Badian, "From the Iulii to Caesar," in A Companion to Julius Caesar (Blackwell, 2009), p. 14.
  2. Livy 4.26.11 and 27.1; Diodorus Siculus 12.64.1–3; T.R.S. Broughton, The Magistrates of the Roman Republic (American Philological Association, 1951, 1986), vol. 1, p. 63.
  3. Livy 4.30.1; Diodorus 12.72.1; Broughton, MRR1, p. 64.
  4. Cicero, De re publica 2.60; Broughton, MRR1, p. 64.
  5. Broughton, MRR1, p. 86.
  6. Wurts 1945 Vol. 4 p. 627
  7. Everett Francis Briggs. A Briggs memorial: some ancestors of John Briggs of Taunton, Massachusetts : with collateral Deighton (Williams), Whitney, and Mayflower-Rogers lines, p. 5 Family History Publishers, 1997 ISBN 0965435512 ISBN 9780965435512
  8. Miriam Griffin. A Companion to Julius Caesar, p. 13 ff. John Wiley & Sons, 2009. ISBN 1444308459 ISBN 9781444308457
  9. Livy 39.45.6–7; Broughton, MRR1, p. 378.
  10. Pliny the Elder, Natural History 7.181; Broughton, MRR1, p. 437.
  11. Broughton, MRR1, p. 466.
  12. Broughton, The Magistrates of the Roman Republic (American Philological Association, 1952), vol. 2, p. 442.
  13. Broughton, MRR2, p. 442.
  14. Broughton, MRR2, p. 442.
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