LatinCassius, a Roman gens name possibly derived from cassus (“empty”).
Cassius Sentence Examples
See Dio Cassius lxii.
Dio Cassius says that Bocchus sent his sons to support Sextus Pompeius in Spain, while Bogud fought on the side of Caesar, and there is no doubt that after Caesar's death Bocchus supported Octavian, and Bogud Antony, During Bogud's absence in Spain, his brother seized the whole of Numidia, and was confirmed sole ruler by Octavian.
When governor of Alexandria he was slain by the soldiers, as having participated in the rebellion of Avidius Cassius (175).
A severe blow was struck against the city in 43 by C. Cassius, who besieged and ruthlessly plundered the people for refusing to submit to his exactions.
Cassius Hemina (about 146), in the fourth book of his Annals, wrote on the Second Punic War.