Roman cognomen (‘the oxen driver’) in the family of the Iunii (ThlL 2,2223). The first bearer of this name, according to Plin. HN. 18,10, received it because of his success in working with oxen (bubus).
Cite this pageElvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), “Bubulcus”, 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 27 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e220870>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510
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