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Marcus (praenomen)

Index Marcus (praenomen)

Marcus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was one of the most common names throughout Roman history. [1]

7 relations: Cognomen, Given name, Jacques Heurgon, Marcia (gens), Mars (mythology), Praenomen, Roman Empire.


A cognomen (Latin plural cognomina; from con- "together with" and (g)nomen "name") was the third name of a citizen of ancient Rome, under Roman naming conventions.

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Given name

A given name (also known as a first name, forename or Christian name) is a part of a person's personal name.

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Jacques Heurgon

Jacques Heurgon (25 January 1903 – 27 October 1995) was a French university, normalian, Etruscan scholar and Latinist, professor of Latin language and literature at the Sorbonne.

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Marcia (gens)

The gens Marcia, occasionally written Martia, was one of the oldest and noblest houses at ancient Rome.

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Mars (mythology)

In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Mārs) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early Rome.

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The praenomen (plural: praenomina) was a personal name chosen by the parents of a Roman child.

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Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_(praenomen)

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