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Curio
(238 words)

[German version]

[1] Cognomen in the gens Scribonia

Cognomen in the gens Scribonia ( Scribonius).

Bibliography

ThlL, Onom. 2, 757-760

Kajanto, Cognomina 318.

[German version]

[2] Head of each of the 30 curiae

Curio is the name traditionally given to the head of each of the 30 curiae, the old class of the Roman people between the tribus and the gentes. The curiones is assisted in his religious role by a flamen curialis; at the head of the curio was a curio maximus (Liv. 27,8…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Gizewski, Christian (Berlin), “Curio”, 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 10 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e308540>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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