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    Lucius Cornelius Scipio

    Birth: unknown

    Death: unknown

    Birth Date Prefix: before 260 B.C.E.

    Death Date Prefix: after 259 B.C.E.

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Lucius Scipio was the son of Scipio Barbatus and continued the family tradition of being a Roman consul, a post he took in 257 B.C.E. He is known for having conquered Corsica and for constructing a temple to the Tempests upon his return. He is buried in the Tomb of the Scipios, which William Henry Seward visited while travelling through Italy. He writes of Lucius Scipio and others in the tomb in his letter of August 16, 1859. 

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Biography: 
Lucius Scipio was the son of Scipio Barbatus and continued the family tradition of being a Roman consul, a post he took in 257 B.C.E. He is known for having conquered Corsica and for constructing a temple to the Tempests upon his return. He is buried in the Tomb of the Scipios, which William Henry Seward visited while travelling through Italy. He writes of Lucius Scipio and others in the tomb in his letter of August 16, 1859.
Citation Type: 
Book or Book Chapter
Book or Monograph Title: 
Handbook for travellers in central Italy, Part II
Author(s) or Editor(s): 
Octavian Blewitt
Publisher Location: 
London
Publisher Name: 
John Murray
Year: 
1856
Citation Notes: 
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