Rare Roman cognomen, derived from flamen and designating the son of a flamen, in the Republican period it became hereditary in a branch of the patrician family of the Quinctii. The most important bearer of the name is T. Quinctius Flamininus (cos. in 198 BC).
H. Gundel, s.v. Quinctius, RE 24, 1038
J. Reichmuth, Die lat. Gentilicia, 1956, 74.
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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum),
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