Sestĭus (Sextĭus), i, m., the name of a Roman gens.
- 1. P. Sestius L. F., a tribune of the people 696 A.U.C., a friend of Cicero and Milo, by the former of whom he was defended in an oration still extant.
- 2. C. Sextius Calvinus, an orator, Cic. Brut. 34, 130.
- 3. P. Sextius Baculus, a primipili centurio, Caes. B. G. 2, 25; 3, 5; 6, 38 al.
- A. Sestĭus (Sext-), a, um adj., of or belonging to a Sestius (Sextius), Sestian (Sextian): Tabula Sestia, the bankingtable or counter of a Sestius, otherwise unknown, Cic. Quint. 6, 25.
Aquae Sextiae, v. aqua, 2. e.
- B. Sestĭānus (Sext-), a, um, adj., of Sestius, Sestian: dicta, of the tribune of the people, P. Sestius, Cic. Fam. 7, 32, 1: conviva, that dines with a Sestius Cat. 44, 10: mala, named after a Sestius, Col. 5, 10, 19; 12, 47, 5.