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Claudius
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Name of a Roman lineage (Sabine Clausus, with the vernacular variant of  Clodius , esp. in the 1st cent. BC). The Claudii supposedly immigrated to Rome from the Sabine city of Regillum at the beginning of the republic in 504 BC under their ancestor Att(i)us Clausus ( Appius) and were immediately accepted into the circle of patrician families (Liv. 2,16,4-6), which explains why the early members received the invented epithets of Inregillensis C. [I 5-6] and Sab…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Will, Wolfgang (Bonn), Kierdorf, Wilhelm (Cologne), Eck, Werner (Cologne), Birley, A. R. (Düsseldorf), Kienast, Dietmar (Neu-Esting), Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), Strothmann, Meret (Bochum), Nutton, Vivian (London), Neudecker, Richard (Rome) et al., “Claudius”, 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 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e300310>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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