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Roman family name, whose older and inscriptional form is Decumus (Schulze, 159), derived from  Decimus. Historic bearers of the name are documented since the 2nd half of the 2nd cent. BC.

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[1] D., C. Legate in Egypt 168 BC

Legate in Crete in 171 BC, praetor peregrinus in 169, legate in Egypt in 168.

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[2] D., Num. Leade…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Nutton, Vivian (London), “Decimius”, 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 24 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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