Roman cognomen, probably originally referring to an origin ‘in the mountains’; in the Republican period it was found in the family of the Tarpeii, in the Imperial period also among the Iulii and Venuleii.
Cite this pageElvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Richmond, John A. (Blackrock, VA), “Montanus”, 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 26 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e809590>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510
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