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Flaccus
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Roman cognomen (‘floppy-eared’), probably originally an individual cognomen, in the Republican period especially widespread in the senatorial families of the Fulvii, Norbani and Valerii, and in the Imperial period also among numerous other families. Nickname of the poet Q.  Horatius F.

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[1] Statilius F. Writer of epigrams

Writer of epigrams. The cognomen F. is often mentioned in combination with the nomen Statilius (Στατύ…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) and Strothmann, Meret (Bochum), “Flaccus”, 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 21 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e411970>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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