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Minucius
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Name of a Roman gens. The patrician bearers of the name from the 5th and 4th cents. BC that have come down to us are of disputed historicity, in any case the early family history has been embellished in the late Republic.  It is these Minucii that later membesrs (from the 3rd century BC) trace themselves back to. A prominent cognomen is Augurinus (M. [I 1-3] and [I 5 and 6]), deriving from the first plebeian augur M. [I 7], applied…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Müller, Christian (Bochum), Nadig, Peter C. (Duisburg), Frigo, Thomas (Bonn), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld) and Heck, Eberhard (Tübingen), “Minucius”, 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 13 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e805920>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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