Italian family name [1. 185; 469], with an uncertain connection to the Roman tribusMaecia. M. is encountered first among Rome's Latin neighbours (Liv. 10,41,5), from the 2nd cent. BC on, also in inscriptions from Delos (ILS 9417; SEG 1,334) and Lucania (ILS 5665).
Fündling, Jörg (Bonn),
Eck, Werner (Cologne) and
Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna),
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.
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