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Marcus Minucius Felix

Marcus Minucius Felix was one of the earliest of the Latin apologists for Christianity.

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Battle Of Geronium - Hannibal's Response - Battle of Geronium
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Minucia (gens)
... The first of the Minucii to hold the consulship was Marcus Minucius Augurinus, elected consul in 497 BC ... The nomen Minucius is frequently confounded with Minicius and Municius ... street known as the Via Minucia, the Pons Minucius, a bridge on the Via Flaminia, and a columned hall on the Campus Martius ...
Marcus Minucius Rufus
... Marcus Minucius Rufus (died August 2, 216 BC) was a Roman consul in 221 BC ... While the Carthaginians had been busy at Geronium, Fabius had left Minucius in charge of the Roman army with instructions to follow the "Fabian strategy" and ... Minucius, who had always advocated a more forward strategy against Hannibal, moved down from the hills after a few days and set up a new camp in the plain of Larinum to the ...

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    You punish crimes committed, with us the thought of crime is a sin; you fear the voice of witness, we the sole voice of conscience.
    Marcus Minucius Felix (2nd or 3rd cen. A.D.)

    As on the highroad he who walks lightest walks with most ease, so on the journey of
    life more happiness comes from lightening the needs by poverty than from panting under a
    burden of wealth.
    —Marcus Minucius Felix (2nd or 3rd cen. A.D.)

    There is no call for indignation or resentment at anyone whatsoever inquiring, holding,
    or propounding views concerning the divine, for it is not the authority of the disputant, but
    the truth of the disputation that is in the request.
    —Marcus Minucius Felix (2nd or 3rd cen. A.D.)

    The body in the grave is like the tree in winter; they conceal their greenness under a show of dryness.... We too must wait for the springtime of the body.
    —Marcus Minucius Felix (2nd or 3rd cent. A.D.)