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Novius
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Oscan praenomen, shortened to No., attested for N. Calavius [2], the maker of the Ficoronian cista Novios Plautios (ILS 8562), and in other inscriptions. Probably a particularly frequent gentilicium from the 3rd cent. BC onwards in Campania and spreading from there into the eastern Mediterranean.

I. Republican Period

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[I 1] Representative of the literary Atellana, early 1st cent. BC

As a representative of the literary atellana, N. appears to have been…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance), Frigo, Thomas (Bonn) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Novius”, 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 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e825820>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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