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Etruscan first name (in inscriptions arnth, arunth, arenth), Lat. Ar(r)uns. Only Romans of Etruscan origin bore this name (abbreviation Ar.). Praenomen in the gens Tarquinia [1; 2].

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[1] Legendary Etruscan

Legendary Etruscan in the army of Tarchon who was allied with Aeneas (Verg. Aen. 11,759-867).

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[2] Son of Porsenna

Son of Porsenna, friendly toward Rome, fell in the b…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), “Arruns”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 05 August 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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