Aurēlĭus (Ausēlĭus, Paul. ex Fest. p. 23 Müll.), a, um, adj.I. A..A Roman nomen, e. g. M. Aurelius Antoninus, L. Aurelius Cotta; hence, B. Esp. 1. Aurelia Via, the Aurelian Way, made by a certain Aurelius, otherwise unknown; it consisted of two parts: VETVS ET NOVA, Inscr. Orell. 3307; the former ran from the Porta Janiculensis (now Porta di S. Pancrazio) of the northern coast to Pisa, later to Arelate; the latter was a small branch which led from the Porta Aurelia (now Castel S. Angelo) four thousand paces, to the former The via vetus Cicero mentions in Cat. 2, 4, 6; Phil. 12, 9.—2. Aurelia lex. (a). Judiciaria, of the prœtor L. Aurelius Cotta (A. U. C. 684), acc. to which the Senatores, Equites, and Tribuni aerarii were invested with judicial power, Cic. Phil. 1, 8, 19 sq.; Vell. 2, 32; Ascon. ad Div. in Caecil. 3.—(b). De ambitu, of unknown origin, Cic. ad Q. Fr. 1, 3 fin.—3. Forum Aurelium, a town in Etruria, on the Via Aurelia, near the present village Castellacio, Cic. Cat. 1, 9, 24; cf. Mann. Ital. I. p. 370.—4. Aurelium tribunal, in the forum, of unknown origin (perh, made by L. Aurelius Cotta), Cic. Sest. 15; id. ad Quir. 5, 14; also called Gradus Aurelii, id. Clu. 34, 93; id. Fl. 28.—II. Sextus Aurelius Victor, a Roman historian of the fourth century; cf. Bähr, Lit. Gesch. p. 342 sq.; Teuffel, Rom. Lit. 408.