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List of Roman praenomina
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list of Roman praenomina
Roman naming convention
(Ap.) - only used by
(A.) - sometimes Olus
- associated with Gentes Furia/Arruntia after being fused in the 1st century AD
- associated with gens Minatia
Decimus (D.) - "tenth"
- after Tiberius became a praenomen of
Flavius - Imperial praenomen after the 3rd century AD
(C.) - often written as Caius, confusing because abbreviation is "C" not "G"
Gnaeus (Cn.) - Cnaeus similar to Gaius/Caius situation
Herius - associated with gens Asinia
Kaeso (K.) - or "Caeso", uncommon
Lucius (L.) - common
Manius (M'.) - uncommon, "M'." often confused with "M."
Marcus (M.) - common
Numerius (N.) - associated with gens Fabia
Publius (P.) - common
Quintus (Q.) - "fifth", common
Secundus - "second"
Servius (Ser.) - from
Sextus (Sex.) - "sixth"
Tertius - "third"
(Ti.) - common
(T.) - common
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