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Sosia
(144 words)

(Sossia).

[German version]

[1] Pompeia S. Falconilla

Daughter of Pompeius Sosius [II 2] Priscus (cos. ord. in AD 149); married to M. Pontius [II 3] Laelianus (cos. ord. in 163). An indication of her social position was her extraordinary paternal ancestral line, which therefore - as with her grandmother S. [2] Polla - always appears in her inscriptions (CIL VIII 7066; AE 1935, 26).

[German version]

[2] S. Polla

Daughter of Sosius [II 4] Senecio who had married a daughter of Sex. Iulius Frontinus. S. was…

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Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Sosia”, 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 18 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1117510>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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