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Nerva
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[1] Roman cognomen

Roman cognomen (probably from nervus) meaning ‘strength’. Attested in the families of the Aebutii, Cocceii, Licinii and Silii. Its most famous bearer is emperor M. Cocceius N. [2].

Bibliography

1 Kajanto, Cognominia 105; 247 

Walde/Hofmann 2, 165.

[German version]

[2] Roman emperor AD 96-98

Roman emperor AD 96-98. Born on AD 8 November 30 in Narnia with the name M. Cocceius Nerva; his father was the jurist of same name (Cocceius [5])…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Nerva”, 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 23 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e820740>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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