Roman nomen gentile (in the MSS very frequently Tremellius), attested from the 2nd. cent. BC onwards. The six generations of praetorian ancestors on whom T.  prided himself (Varro, Rust. 2,4,2) are quite believable.
Cite this pageElvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld) and Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), “Tremelius”, 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 19 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1219650>
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