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praenomen

praenomen Sentence Examples

  • One editor of his De Consolatione, Bertius, thinks that he bore the praenomen of Flavius, but there is no authority for this supposition.

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  • 455 by order of Valentinian III., was his grandfather, but these facts do not prove that he also had the praenomen of Flavius.

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  • By his will the Elder Pliny had made his nephew his adopted son, and the latter now assumed the nomen and praenomen of his adoptive father.

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  • 76, errs in stating that he used the title imperator as a praenomen.

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  • The Lives of the Sophists gives the praenomen Flavius, which, however, is found elsewhere only in Tzetzes.

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  • Pharaoh Marres (Marres being, his praenomen graecized).

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  • It should be added that the proper names in the inscriptions show the regular Italic system of gentile nomen preceded by a personal praenomen; and that some inscriptions show the interesting feature which appears in the Tables of Heraclea of a crest or coat of arms, such as a triangle or an anchor, peculiar to particular families.

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  • Julius Caesar was the first who used the title continuously (from 58 B.C. to his death in 44 B.C.), as well domi as militiae; and his nephew Augustus took a further step when he made the term imperator a praenomen, a practice which after the time of Nero becomes regular.

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  • Antonia, Claudia ). Male Roman citizens had a praenomen in front of their gentilicium.

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  • The chief monuments of the period - are certain inscribed tombs at Assifit; it appears that one of the kings, whose praenomen was Miker, supported by a fleet and army from Upper Egypt, and especially by the prince of Assiflt, was restored to his paternal city of Heracleopolis, from which he had probably been driven out; his pyramid, however, was built in the old royal necropolis at Memphis.

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