Messala
biographical name (or Mes.sal.la) Corvinus Marcus Valerius circa 64 b.c.-a.d. 8 Roman general & statesman

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  • Messāla — Messāla, Familie der Valeria gens, deren Glieder den Beinamen Corvinus von ihrem Ahn, M. Valer. Maximus (s.d.), haben. 1) Marcus Valerius Messala Corvinus, Urenkel des berühmten M. Val. Maximus (s.d. 12) Corvinus, war 263 v. Chr. Consul, als… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • MESSALA — I. MESSALA Iulius, vide Iulius. II. MESSALA Praeses Achaiae, ad quem Decii epistolam habes, apud Treb. Pollionem in Claudio. III. MESSALA dictus est Val. Corvinus, quia Messanam in Sicilia vicit, et urbis captae in se translatô nomine Messana… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Messala — The name Messala , or Messalla, can refer to several people in Ancient Rome: Marcus Valerius Messalla The Roman general Marcus Valerius Messalla Corvinus. The ancient Roman Senator Marcus Valerius Messalla Niger. The ancient Roman politician… …   Wikipedia

  • Messala (crater) — Coordinates 39°12′N 59°54′E / 39.2°N 59.9°E / …   Wikipedia

  • Messala Corvinus — Messala Corvinus, Name mehrer röm. Consuln u. Feldherrn; einer derselben, Marcus Valerius, gest. 3 n. Chr., hatte auch den Ruhm eines tüchtigen Redners und Geschichtschreibers; von seinen Geschichtsbüchern nichts, von seinen Reden nur Bruchstücke …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • MESSALA Vipsanius — vide Vipsanius …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Messala Corvinus — Marcus Valerius Messalla Corvinus Pour les articles homonymes, voir Valerius Messalla. Marcus Valerius Messalla Corvinus (64 av. J. C. 8) est homme de haute naissance et un orateur célèbre. Il se rallie à Octave, exerce plusieurs commandements… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Marcus Silius Messala — born ca.160 AD fl.193 AD Marcus Silius Messala was a Roman Politician, senator and suffect consul towards the end of the 2nd century. In 193 AD, Messala was from May until June the Suffect Consul of Rome. He was in command of the location where… …   Wikipedia

  • Potitus Valerius Messala — (ca. 70 BC after 17 BC) was an Ancient Roman statesman, probably a son of Marcus Valerius Messalla Rufus. He presumably had two sons: Manius Valerius Messala Potitus and Lucius Valerius Messala Volesus. In 17 Messala participated in Secular games …   Wikipedia

  • Valeria Messala — was the fourth wife of Roman dictator Lucius Cornelius Sulla. She was the daughter of Marcus Valerius Messalla Niger and sister to consul of 53 BC, Marcus Valerius Messalla Rufus.She attracted the notice of Sulla at the theatre, and he married… …   Wikipedia

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