Publius Cornelius Lentulus Sura

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Publius Cornelius Lentulus Sura (* around 114 BC ; † December 5, 63 BC in Rome ) was a Roman politician from the gens Cornelii Lentuli .

Lentulus Sura was in the year 75 BC. BC praetor , then propaetor of the province of Sicilia. In 71 BC He held the consulate and became the consulate in the year 70 BC. BC, excluded from the Senate because of his way of life . Nevertheless, he was chosen in 63 BC. Again to praetor.

Lentulus Sura took part in a leading position in the conspiracy of Catiline and was therefore executed at the instigation of the consul Marcus Tullius Cicero in the year of his praetur.

He was married to Julia and stepfather of Mark Antony .



  1. Marcus Tullius Cicero : Brutus : 230