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Synonyms for cognomen

the word or words by which one is called and identified

Synonyms for cognomen

a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)

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Who can now seriously study Roman epigraphy, or social history, or prosopography, without having at hand Kajanto's Latin Cognomina (1965) or Solin's Die griechischen Personennamen in Rom (1982) or Solin's and Salomies's Repertorium Nominum Gentilium et Cognominum Latinorum (1988)?
L'etude des cognomina montre, ce qui n'est pas surprenant, une predominance du latin, chez les decurions: nos.
Y tampoco es obligatorio hacerle descender de una familia de esta extraccion o de un origen griego por su cognomen, puesto que no son inusuales los cognomina helenos entre las familias romanas como muestran los Marcii Philippi (27).
names at Cumae include cognomina and some of the examples which do occur are dubious.
Esta abundancia en la onomastica de estos cognomina tiene parangon en centros punico-romanos de la talla de Dougga, Volubilis o Tiddis (Khanoussi y Maurin, 2002).
In Book 8 we find the cognomina repeated in the centre of Vulcan's shield: Augustus .
The third category consists of people with names fully following the Roman onomastic system of tria nomina (in the case of men) but bear cognomina that betray their Illyrian origin: Aelia Andena, P.
Consideramos la adopcion del nombre romano, aunque sea a traves de la formula simple de cognomina + patronimico, como un indicio de romanizacion de unas comunidades rurales sobre las que poseemos muy poca informacion en la actualidad.
Kajanto, The Latin Cognomina Helsinski 1965) 220 has shown