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Vergilius
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Roman nomen gentile, attested from the 1st cent. BC evident mainly in Gallia Cisalpina (frequently confused with Verginius in MSS). The spelling Virgilius for the name of the poet Vergilius [4] is only documented from the 5th cent. AD onwards.

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Suerbaum, Werner (Munich) and Blänsdorf, Jürgen (Mainz), “Vergilius”, 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 10 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12200940>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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