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Roman cognomen, first denoting adoption from the family of the Mucii. Especially widespread among the family of the Licinii, later also in other gentes. The most prominent bearers were L. Licinius [I 19] Crassus Dives M. (cos. 131 BC) and C. Licinius [II 14] M.


1 Degrassi, FCIR, 259

2 Ders., FCap, 146

3 Kajanto, Cognomina, 18; 32; 158.

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), “Mucianus”, 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 28 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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