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Sulpicius
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Name of a Roman patrician family, probably originally from Cameria (hence the cognomen Camerinus); documented in the fasti from c. 500 BC. The otherwise rare praenomen Servius appears comparatively frequently and at times is even used in place of the nomen gentile (Tac. Hist. 2,48; Plut. Galba 3,1). The number of cognomina within the gens is high, but it has been impossible to identify clear branches. The link between the S. from the 3rd to the 2nd and 1st cent. BC is unclear. In the 2nd cen…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld), Müller, Christian (Bochum), Schmidt, Peter Lebrecht, Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Giaro, Tomasz (Frankfurt/Main), Eigler, Ulrich (Zürich), Gatti, Paolo (Trento), Eck, Werner (Cologne), Nutton, Vivian (London) et al., “Sulpicius”, 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 09 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1125490>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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