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  • Having served in the army in Spain and Sardinia, he became curule aedile, praetor and (after an unsuccessful attempt in 117) consul in 115.
  • As curule aedile in 58, Scaurus celebrated the public games on a scale of magnificence never seen before.
  • After having served with the army in Thrace and been quaestor in Crete and Cyrene, Vespasian rose to be aedile and praetor, having meanwhile married Flavia Domitilla, the daughter of a Roman knight, by whom he had two sons, Titus and Domitian, afterwards emperors.
  • Fourteen years later, when curule aedile, he distributed large quantities of grain among the citizens at a very low price.
  • This Bestia is probably not the Lucius Calpurnius Bestia, aedile, and a candidate for the praetorship in 57.

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