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Name of an old patrician family, which was said to have immigrated to Rome under King T. Tatius with V. [I 10] (Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 2,46). The name, derived from the old personal name Valesus/Valerus, was originally Valesios (cf. V. [I 7]; CIL XII p. 298g: Valesies; Fest. 22; Varro, Rerum divinarum fr. 66 Cardauns [4; 5]); the censor App. Claudius [I 2] introduced the new spelling in 312 BC (cf. Dig. 1,2, 2,36). Because i…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), Bartels, Jens (Bonn), Müller, Christian (Bochum), Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld), Eck, Werner (Cologne), Bleckmann, Bruno (Strasbourg), Schmidt, Peter Lebrecht, Kierdorf, Wilhelm (Cologne), Eigler, Ulrich (Zürich) et al., “Valerius”, 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 30 July 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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