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The first day of Paullus' triumph: a display of statues and pictures.

Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus

Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (c

Found at Arret ecree of Lucius Aemilius Paulus, proconsul of Further 622 Lucius Aemilius Paullus.
For five years, theywereto be for the restoration of the republic, and opponents of Lepidus, AntonyandCaesar were to be proscribed. ManyRoman ,and the names of 130 senators, were listed, such as Lucius [Aemilius]Paulus(Marcus Lepidus' brother), Lucius Caesar (an uncle of Antony), andMarcus[Tullius] Cicero. Hewas killed by Popillius, a legionary soldier, at the age of 63.

Livy's History of Rome: Book 45 - mu

And then he descr was over him that Paulus Aemilius triumphed, and in him PAULUS AEMILIUS.
Servilius then spoke as follows: "If it were impossible, citizens of Rome, to judge, from any other indication, how great a general Lucius Aemilius has proved, this one piece of evidence would be enough - that although he had in his camp such mutinous and unreliable troops, and an enemy of such high standing, so irresponsible, and so eloquent, as a demagogue, Paulus had no mutiny in his army.

 

Third Macedonian War - Wikipedia

Are the gates to be shut against the triumphal procession of Lucius Paulus?
No one can strip Paulus of the glory of finishing the Macedonian War, any more than he can rob Gaius Lutatius of the glory for the First Punic War, or Publius Cornelius of the glory for the Second, or the other generals who have celebrated triumphs after them.

The sentence in italics is supplied from Plutarch's Life of Aemilius Paulus.
An iron boss is also attached on it, which protects against the strikes of stones, sarissae spears and the very violent arrows."
Aemilius Paulus (legendary, died 160 B.C.E.) By Plutarch - Written 75 A.C.E.


He was anti-Roman and stirred anti-Roman feelings around Macedonia

It is believed that Paulus would have given twice as much to the infantry, and to the rest in proportion, if they had supported his triumph in the voting or had contentedly applauded the announcement of the sum which was actually given.

Tensions escalated and Rome declared war on …

Strangely, after winning the grand prix (1782), he seemed to lose interest in the profession, and his father had to recall him back from Rome to France to prevent him from entering a monastery.

In his Triumph of Aemilius Paulus, he broke with tradition and drew the horse with the forms he had learnt from nature in stables and riding-schools.

Fasti from the Reigns of Augustus and Tiberius - Attalus

In fact, the Roman general Lucius Aemilius Paullus took a mortal wound to the head from slingshot during the opening minutes of the catastrophic Battle of Cannae.

Silius Italicus: links to translation - Attalus

Suppose that those other two commanders were ascending the Capitol in the chariot, clad in their gold and purple; and that from a place below them Lucius Paulus -just one private citizen in the throng of civilians - called to them with thus question: "Lucius Anicius, Gnaeus Octavius, have you the better right to a triumph, or have I?

Colossians 2:14-15 Commentary | Precept Austin

Perseus, however, was not the only instance during those days of triumphof sudden changes in the fortunes of men. He, it is true, was led in chainsthrough the city of his foes in front of his conqueror's chariot, but Paulus,resplendent in gold and purple, was suffering too. Of the two sons whomhe kept with him as the heirs to his name and his house and to the sacredrites of his yens - he had parted with two who had been adopted - the youngerone, a boy of about twelve, died five days before his triumph, and theelder, a boy of fourteen, died three days after it. They ought to havebeen riding with their father, wearing the praetexta and anticipating triumphssimilar to his. A few days later M. Antonius, a tribune of the plebs, summoneda meeting of the Assembly that Aemilius might address it. Following thepractice of other commanders, he gave an account of what he had done. Itwas a memorable speech worthy of a Roman leader.