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[1] Roman cognomen

Common Roman cognomen, initially an individual epithet ('bow-legged', cf. Plin. HN 11,254). Recorded for Alfenus [3; 5], Aternius, Licinius [I 46-47], Quinctilius [I 1-3; II 7-8], Vibius. The best known bearer was P. Quinctilius [II 7] V.


Degrassi, FCap., 149

Id., FCIR, 271

Kajanto, Cognomina, 242.

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[2] Sophist from Perge, c. 150

(Οὔαρος/Oúaros). Sophist from Perge, c. AD …

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Bowie, Ewen (Oxford) and Graßl, Herbert (Salzburg), “Varus”, 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 26 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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