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Germanicus
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[German version]

[1] Epithet, conferred for a victory over Germanics

Epithet, first conferred to Nero  Claudius [II 24] Drusus posthumously by the Senate in 9 BC, for his victories over Germanic tribes; adopted by his successors G. [2], Caligula, Claudius, Nero. Vitellius gave the name to his son. From the time of Domitian, it was again granted by the Senate for victories over Germanic tribes, namel…

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Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Germanicus”, 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 08 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e422500>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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