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Agrippa Menenius Lanatus

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Roman patrician and statesman, consul 503 B.C. On the occasion of the first secession of the people to the Sacred Mount, Agrippa, who was known to be a man of moderate views, was one of the commissioners empowered by the senate to treat with the seceders. On this occasion he recited the well-known fable of the belly and the members.

Livy ii. 16, 32, 33; Dion. Halic. v. 44-47; vi. 49-88, 96; Val. Max. iv. 4, 2.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Agrippa Menenius Lanatus'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/a/agrippa-menenius-lanatus.html. 1910.

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