Roman cognomen, probably originally an indication of the bearer's or his family's place of residence. For the early Republican Age, it is transmitted for the families of the Maelii, Quinctii, and Tarpei, and prominent with the Manlii; in the Imperial Age, it was widespread.
ThlL, Onom. 166f.
Kajanto, Cognomina, 183
H. Gundel, s.v. Quinctii Capitolini, RE 24, 1010.
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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum),
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