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Marcius
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Old Roman nomen gentile, derived from the prename Marcus. Tradition knows of a patrician branch with the (mythical) king Ancus M. [I 3] and Cn. M. Coriolanus as its most important members. The younger members of the family (from the 3rd cent.) were plebeian without a link to the patrician Marcii being evident. Important families included the Rutili, later also the Censorini, Tremuli, Reges and Rallae. In the Late Republic the family claimed descent from…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Bendlin, Andreas (Erfurt), Frateantonio, Christa (Gießen), Müller, Christian (Bochum), Kierdorf, Wilhelm (Cologne), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Nadig, Peter C. (Duisburg), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Gatti, Paolo (Trento), “Marcius”, 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 12 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e722530>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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