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Volnius
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Author, probably in the 1st cent. BC, who wrote 'Etruscan tragedies' (tragoediae Tuscae). V. was Varro's [2] (Ling. 5,55; written in c. 45 BC) informant for the Etruscan origin of the names of the first Roman tribus : tribus Titiensium, tribus Ramnium, tribus Lucerum.

Bibliography

C. O. Thulin, Die etruskische Disciplin III, 1909 (repr. 1968), 48 

W. Strzelecki, s. v. V., RE 9 A, 766 f.

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Haase, Mareile (Toronto), “Volnius”, 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 08 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12206990>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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