Marcus Aemilius Lepidus

Marcus Aemilius Lepidus was a name used by several ancient Roman men of the gens Aemilia. In the mid-3rd century BC, the Aemilii Lepidi split into two branches: the ancestors of the triumvir usually named the eldest son Marcus, and the younger Lucius or Quintus, while the other Lepidi more often preferred the praenomen Manius.[1]


  1. Richard D. Weigel, Lepidus: The Tarnished Triumvir (Routledge, 1992, 2002), p. 6. ISBN 978-0415076807
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