Nonius
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N. (also Nonnius, Nunnius), Italic nomen gentile derived from the numeral praenomen Nonus (evidence: [3. 229; 424]). Several families are attested since the 1st cent. BC, among which the - probably Picene [1. 925] - Nonii Asprenates stand out.

I. Republican Period

[German version]

[I 1] N. Asprenas, L. Consul suff. in 36 BC

Follower of Caesar during the Civil War, propraetor in Gaul before late 49 BC. (ILS 884; [1. 138-142]), proconsul in Africa in 46 (Bell. Afr. 80,…

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Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance), “Nonius”, 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 21 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e824620>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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