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Roman female praenomina

Mika Kajava

Roman female praenomina

Studies in the nomenclature of Roman women (Acta Instituti Romani Finlandiae)

by Mika Kajava

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Published by Institutum Romanum Finlandiae .
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Roman Praenomina Initials and Patronymic Abbreviations. In the early centuries of the Roman Republic, about three dozen praenomina seem to have been in general use at Rome, of which about half were common. This number gradually dwindled to about eighteen praenomina by the 1st century B.C., of which perhaps a dozen were common. Women Roman names of the republic seem to have initially paralleled the structure of male names, with a defined set of feminine praenomina, equivalent to the masculine ones, to use with the appropriate feminine nomen form and the relevant cognomen.

Tria Nomina: Aristocratic Romans in the Republic had all three names; until late in the Republic, non-aristocrats frequently had only the first two (e.g., Gaius Marius, Gnaeus Pompeius). There were only a small number of personal names in use, and the same praenomina tended to be used again and again in families; in particular, the first-born son was usually named after his father.   The Roman funeral was a rite of passage that signified the transition between the states of life and was very important to conduct the proper ceremonies and burial in order to avoid having a malicious spirit rising from the underworld. While no direct description of Roman funerary practices has been passed down, numerous ancient sources exist that provide accounts of ancient Author: Steven Fife.

GAIUS m Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical Roman praenomen, or given name, of uncertain meaning. It is possibly derived from Latin gaudere "to rejoice", though it may be of unknown Etruscan was a very common Roman praenomen, the most famous bearers being Gaius Julius Caesar, the great leader of the Roman Republic, and his adopted son Gaius Octavius (later known as .   In honor of National Women's History Month, and in the spirit of nationwide girl power, her are 9 essential books about women's right. Get educated, get empowered, and get equality. : Sadie Trombetta.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kajava, Mika. Roman female praenomina. Rome: Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, [i.e. ] (OCoLC) Titus would thus have been an Oscan praenomen introduced to Rome, although it was later regarded as Latin. This explanation is accepted by Chase. The feminine form of Titus should be Tita, and this form is found in older iations: A., Agr., Ap., C., Cn., D., F., K., L., M.

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Roman female praenomina: Studies in the nomenclature of Roman women (Acta Instituti Romani Finlandiae) Jan 1, Roman women’s names In the earliest period, Roman women shared the same name format as men, praenomen and the end of the Republic, the majority of Roman women did not use women were called by the nomen alone, in the feminine form, e.g.

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Naming conventions for women in ancient Rome differed from nomenclature for men, and practice changed dramatically from the Early Republic to the High Empire and then into Late s were identified officially by the feminine of the family name (nomen gentile, that is, the gens name), which might be further differentiated by the genitive form of the father's cognomen, or for a.

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George Davis Chase’s definitive study of Roman names published in identified 64 praenomina in the literary sources of his day. Nomen The full term for the gens (clan) name was the nomen gentilicium. As Dr. William Stearns Davis (Professor of History, University of Minnesota, ) affirmed in his book A Day in Old Rome (describing what "an intelligent person would have witnessed" if he were to spend a day in Rome in the year C.E.), high-spirited Roman women were by this time asserting their personality in numerous ways, not the.

T. Robert S. Broughton, The Magistrates of the Roman Republic, American Philological Association (). Anthony R. Birley, The Fasti of Roman Britain, Clarendon Press (). Mika Kajava, Roman Female Praenomina: Studies in the Nomenclature of Roman Women, Acta .The praenomen (plural praenomina) was the ancient Roman given a nomen and a cognomen it formed a complete Roman name during the days of the Republic and early Empire.

By the 2nd century, praenomina were no longer commonly used. There were relatively few praenomina in common use. They are listed in the following table.^ Mika Kajava, Roman Female Praenomina: Studies in the Nomenclature of Roman Women () ^ Dictionary of Greek & Roman Biography & Mythology ^ Realencyclopädie der Classischen Altertumswissenschaft ^ Marcus Terentius Varro, quoted in De Praenominibus (epitome by Julius Paris) ^ Titus Livius, Ab Urbe Condita, book XXXIX.