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Praenomen

Index Praenomen

The praenomen (plural: praenomina) was a personal name chosen by the parents of a Roman child. [1]

78 relations: Adriatic Sea, Agnomen, Agrippa (praenomen), Ancient Rome, Ancus Marcius, Appius (praenomen), Appius Claudius Sabinus Regillensis, Archaic Greek alphabets, Arruns, Aulus (praenomen), C, Caesarean section, Caeso (praenomen), Cognomen, Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum, Decimus (praenomen), Etruscan civilization, Etruscan language, Falisci, Faustus (praenomen), Freedman, G, Gaius (praenomen), Given name, Gnaeus (praenomen), Hernici, Hostus (praenomen), Indo-European languages, Italian Peninsula, Italic languages, Italy, Jacques Heurgon, Latin alphabet, Latino-Faliscan languages, Latins (Italic tribe), List of ancient peoples of Italy, Lucius (praenomen), Lucius Junius Brutus, Lustratio, Mamercus (praenomen), Manius (praenomen), Marcus (praenomen), Marcus Manlius Capitolinus, Mettius (praenomen), Nonus (praenomen), Numerius (praenomen), Octavius (praenomen), Opiter (praenomen), Ordinal number (linguistics), Oscan language, ..., Paullus (praenomen), Picentes, Po Valley, Postumus (praenomen), Proculus (praenomen), Publius (praenomen), Quintus (praenomen), Roman naming conventions, Roman Senate, Sabines, Samnium, Septimus (praenomen), Sertor (praenomen), Servius (praenomen), Sextus (praenomen), Spurius (praenomen), Statius (praenomen), Thomas Robert Shannon Broughton, Tiberius (praenomen), Titus (praenomen), Toga, Tullus (praenomen), Umbri, Umbrian language, Vibius (praenomen), Volesus (praenomen), Volsci, Vopiscus (praenomen). Expand index (28 more) »

Adriatic Sea

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula.

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Agnomen

An agnomen (plural: agnomina), in the Roman naming convention, was a nickname, just as the cognomen was initially.

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Agrippa (praenomen)

Agrippa is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was most common during the early centuries of the Roman Republic.

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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Ancus Marcius

Ancus Marcius (–617 BC; reigned 642–617 BC)"Ancus Marcius" in The New Encyclopædia Britannica.

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Appius (praenomen)

Appius is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, usually abbreviated Ap. or sometimes App., and best known as a result of its extensive use by the patrician gens Claudia.

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Appius Claudius Sabinus Regillensis

Appius Claudius Sabinus Regillensis or Inregillensis (fl. 505 – 480 BC) was the legendary founder of the Roman gens Claudia, and consul in 495 BC.

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Archaic Greek alphabets

Many local variants of the Greek alphabet were employed in ancient Greece during the archaic and early classical periods, until they were replaced by the classical 24-letter alphabet that is the standard today, around 400 BC.

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Arruns

Arruns, also spelled Aruns, is an Etruscan praenomen, thought to mean "prince." Various figures in Roman history were known by this name, including.

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Aulus (praenomen)

Aulus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was common throughout Roman history from the earliest times to the end of the Western Empire in the fifth century.

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C

C is the third letter in the English alphabet and a letter of the alphabets of many other writing systems which inherited it from the Latin alphabet.

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Caesarean section

Caesarean section, also known as C-section or caesarean delivery, is the use of surgery to deliver one or more babies.

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Caeso (praenomen)

Caeso or Kaeso is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, usually abbreviated K. Although never a common name, Caeso was regularly used by a number of prominent families, both patrician and plebeian, during the period of the Roman Republic.

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Cognomen

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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Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum

The Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL) is a comprehensive collection of ancient Latin inscriptions.

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Decimus (praenomen)

Decimus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, usually abbreviated D. Although never especially common, Decimus was used throughout Roman history from the earliest times to the end of the Western Empire and beyond, surviving into modern times.

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Etruscan civilization

The Etruscan civilization is the modern name given to a powerful and wealthy civilization of ancient Italy in the area corresponding roughly to Tuscany, western Umbria and northern Lazio.

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Etruscan language

The Etruscan language was the spoken and written language of the Etruscan civilization, in Italy, in the ancient region of Etruria (modern Tuscany plus western Umbria and northern Latium) and in parts of Corsica, Campania, Veneto, Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna.

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Falisci

Falisci (Φαλίσκοι) is the ancient Roman exonym for an Italic people who lived in what is now northern Lazio, on the Etruscan side of the Tiber River.

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Faustus (praenomen)

Faustus (or occasionally) is a Latin praenomen, or personal name.

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Freedman

A freedman or freedwoman is a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means.

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G

G (named gee) is the 7th letter in the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

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Gaius (praenomen)

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

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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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Gnaeus (praenomen)

Gnaeus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was common throughout the period of the Roman Republic, and well into imperial times.

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Hernici

The Hernici were an Italic tribe of ancient Italy, whose territory was in Latium between the Fucine Lake and the Sacco River (Trerus), bounded by the Volsci on the south, and by the Aequi and the Marsi on the north.

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Hostus (praenomen)

Hostus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was used in pre-Roman times and during the early centuries of the Roman Republic, but become obsolete by the 1st century BC.

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Indo-European languages

The Indo-European languages are a language family of several hundred related languages and dialects.

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Italian Peninsula

The Italian Peninsula or Apennine Peninsula (Penisola italiana, Penisola appenninica) extends from the Po Valley in the north to the central Mediterranean Sea in the south.

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Italic languages

The Italic languages are a subfamily of the Indo-European language family, originally spoken by Italic peoples.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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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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Latin alphabet

The Latin alphabet or the Roman alphabet is a writing system originally used by the ancient Romans to write the Latin language.

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Latino-Faliscan languages

The Latino-Faliscan or Latino-Venetic languages are a group of languages originating from Italy belonging to the Italic languages, a group of the Indo-European languages.

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Latins (Italic tribe)

The Latins (Latin: Latini), sometimes known as the Latians, were an Italic tribe which included the early inhabitants of the city of Rome.

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List of ancient peoples of Italy

This list of ancient peoples living in Italy summarises groupings existing before the Roman expansion and conquest.

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Lucius (praenomen)

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

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Lucius Junius Brutus

Lucius Junius Brutus was the founder of the Roman Republic and traditionally one of the first consuls in 509 BC.

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Lustratio

Lustratio was an ancient Greek and ancient Roman purification ceremony.

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Mamercus (praenomen)

Mamercus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was used in pre-Roman times and throughout the Roman Republic, becoming disused in imperial times.

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Manius (praenomen)

Manius is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was used throughout the period of the Roman Republic, and well into imperial times.

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Marcus (praenomen)

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

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Marcus Manlius Capitolinus

Marcus Manlius Capitolinus (died 384 BC) was consul of the Roman Republic in 392 BC.

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Mettius (praenomen)

Mettius is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was used in pre-Roman times and perhaps during the early centuries of the Roman Republic, but which was obsolete by the 1st century BC.

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Nonus (praenomen)

Nonus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name.

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Numerius (praenomen)

Numerius is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, usually abbreviated N. The name was never especially common, but was used throughout the period of the Roman Republic, and into imperial times.

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Octavius (praenomen)

Octavius is a Latin praenomen, or personal name.

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Opiter (praenomen)

Opiter is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was used primarily during the early centuries of the Roman Republic.

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Ordinal number (linguistics)

In linguistics, ordinal numbers (or ordinal numerals) are words representing position or rank in a sequential order; the order may be of size, importance, chronology, and so on (e.g., "third", "tertiary").

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Oscan language

Oscan is an extinct Indo-European language of southern Italy.

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Paullus (praenomen)

Paullus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, used throughout Roman history.

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Picentes

The name Picentes or Picentini (Πίκεντες, Πικεντῖνοι) refers to the population of Picenum, on the northern Adriatic coastal plain of ancient Italy.

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Po Valley

The Po Valley, Po Plain, Plain of the Po, or Padan Plain (Pianura Padana, or Val Padana) is a major geographical feature of Northern Italy.

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Postumus (praenomen)

Postumus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was most common during the early centuries of the Roman Republic.

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Proculus (praenomen)

Proculus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was most common during the early centuries of the Roman Republic.

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Publius (praenomen)

Publius is a Latin praenomen, or personal name.

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Quintus (praenomen)

Quintus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was common throughout all periods of Roman history.

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Roman naming conventions

Over the course of some fourteen centuries, the Romans and other peoples of Italy employed a system of nomenclature that differed from that used by other cultures of Europe and the Mediterranean, consisting of a combination of personal and family names.

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Roman Senate

The Roman Senate (Senatus Romanus; Senato Romano) was a political institution in ancient Rome.

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Sabines

The Sabines (Sabini; Σαβῖνοι Sabĩnoi; Sabini, all exonyms) were an Italic tribe which lived in the central Apennines of ancient Italy, also inhabiting Latium north of the Anio before the founding of Rome.

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Samnium

Samnium (Sannio) is a Latin exonym for a region of Southern Italy anciently inhabited by the Samnites.

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Septimus (praenomen)

Septimus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name.

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Sertor (praenomen)

Sertor is a Latin praenomen, or personal name.

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Servius (praenomen)

Servius is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was used throughout the period of the Roman Republic, and well into imperial times.

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Sextus (praenomen)

Sextus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was common throughout all periods of Roman history.

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Spurius (praenomen)

Spurius is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was used primarily during the period of the Roman Republic, and which fell into disuse in imperial times.

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Statius (praenomen)

Statius is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was used during the period of the Roman Republic, and into imperial times.

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Thomas Robert Shannon Broughton

Thomas Robert Shannon Broughton, FBA (17 February 1900 – 17 September 1993) was a Canadian classical scholar and leading Latin prosopographer of the twentieth century.

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Tiberius (praenomen)

Tiberius is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was used throughout Roman history.

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Titus (praenomen)

Titus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, and was one of the most common names throughout Roman history.

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Toga

The toga, a distinctive garment of Ancient Rome, was a roughly semicircular cloth, between in length, draped over the shoulders and around the body.

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Tullus (praenomen)

Tullus (or rarely) is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was used from the earliest times to the end of the Roman Republic.

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Umbri

The Umbri were Italic peoples of ancient Italy.

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Umbrian language

Umbrian is an extinct Italic language formerly spoken by the Umbri in the ancient Italian region of Umbria.

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Vibius (praenomen)

Vibius is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was occasionally used throughout the period of the Roman Republic and perhaps into imperial times.

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Volesus (praenomen)

Volesus, Volusus, or Volero is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was occasionally used during the period of the Roman Republic, and briefly revived in imperial times.

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Volsci

The Volsci were an Italic tribe, well known in the history of the first century of the Roman Republic.

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Vopiscus (praenomen)

Vopiscus is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was occasionally used during the period of the Roman Republic, and later as a cognomen, surviving into imperial times.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Praenomen

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