Gens Equitia (Nova Roma)
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Gens Equitia is one of the original gentes of Nova Roma. It was formed when Lucius Equitius Cincinnatus Augur became the ninth citizen and formed Patrician Gens Equitia. Gens Equitia was in earlier times one of, and at times, the largest gens in Nova Roma.
Senator Censoris Lucius Equitius Cincinnatus Augur was the first citizen appointed to the Senate that was not a founder of Nova Roma. As the Flamen Martialis he is the senior member of the College Pontificum and is the Magister Collegii of the College Augurum. Originally Gens Equitia was comprised of families that were also members of LEGIO XX [] of Maryland USA.
Lucius Equitius Cincinnatus Augur and his Uxor (wife) Irene Afrania Lentula and their two children Publius Equitius Cincinnatus et Lucia Equitia Pulchra were joined by his good friends, Marcus Equitius Lentulus uxor Maria Peraltia Nerva, Aulus Equitius Graccus uxor Aselina Iulia Brittania, Quintus Equitius Frontinus uxor Secunda Iunia Hispania, Marcus Equitius Paternus uxor Iunonis Templi Sacerdotis Seia Silvania Atia, later Senator Censoris Gnaeus Equitius Marinus uxor Paula Gratia Stephana et filia Gratia Equitia Marina et filia Alia Equitia Marina joined. Praetor Gaius Equitius Cato is currently working his through the "Cursus Honorum"