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Rare Roman proper name (epigraphic evidence for praenomen, family name and epithet). Also the name of a Gaulish-Roman goddess (Néris-Les Bains).

[German version]

[1] Money Lender Well Versed in Law

Money lender well versed in law (Hor. Sat. 2,3,69 with Porphyrio ad loc.; cf. Pers. 2,14).

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[2] N., Cn. (?) Accused P. Sestius of corruption in 56 BC

Accused P. Sestius of gaining office by improper means (ambitus; Cic. Ad Q. Fr…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), “Nerius”, 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 07 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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