Lucullus Lucius Licinius
Lu·cul·lus(lo͞o-kŭl′əs), Lucius Licinius 110?-57? bc.
Roman general and consul. After achieving great success in Rome's war against Mithridates VI of Pontus, Lucullus returned to Italy and enjoyed a retirement noted for its self-indulgent luxury.
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