Cincinnatus Lucius Quinctius

Cin·cin·na·tus

 (sĭn′sə-năt′əs, -nā′təs), Lucius Quinctius 519?-438 bc.
Roman statesman who according to tradition was twice called away from his farm to assume the dictatorship of Rome (458 and 439).
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