Brill’s New Pauly

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(1,595 words)

('winner, victor(ious)').

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[1] Roman cognomen

Roman cognomen, only attested from the mid-1st cent. BC (Cic. Att. 14,14,2), but from then one of the commonest bynames, and a name of choice.

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Groß-Albenhausen, Kirsten (Frankfurt/Main), Habermehl, Peter (Berlin), Brändle, Rudolf (Basle), Portmann, Werner (Berlin) and Eigler, Ulrich (Zürich), “Victor”, 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 02 April 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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