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Roman cognomen (‘victor over Fidenae’), transmitted for the Sergii and Servilii of the early Republican era (5th/4th cents. BC); the dictator Q.  Servilius Priscus allegedly captured the town of Fidenae in Latium in 435 and subsequently was given the epithet (Liv. 4,45,5).


Kajanto, Cognomina 181

F. Münzer, s.v. Servilius, RE II A 2, 1789f.; 1803f.

W. Reichmuth, Die lat. Gentilicia, 1956, 55.

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), “Fidenas”, 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 26 July 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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