Domitii

Domitii

 

a famous plebeian family in ancient Rome that was especially prominent in the first century B.C. It split into two branches: the Ahenobarbi (literally, the red-beards) and the Galvini.

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Fogazza, Domitii Marsi testimonia et fragmenta, Roma 1981, mentre su Domizio Marso e sulla sua produzione letteraria, cf.
Una muestra de la elision completa es ilustrada en el libro III de la Rethorica ad Herenium cuando, como recurso mnemotecnico se emplea el nombre Domitii por los sintagmas domum itionem, aprovechando que la silaba final terminada en -m se elidia (Verrio, gramatico latino, proponia que en este caso no se escribiera una m entera sino la mitad (Velio Longo, GL VII, 80, 18 y Verrio, fragmento 13, Funaioli Desbordes 1995: 195)).
33) The Domitii Ahenobarbi, who were allies of Pompey and enemies of Caesar, were also patrons, one of whose ancestors, the consul of 122, had campaigned in the area and been responsible for building the Via Domitia that eventually linked Iberia with Italy.
20) For inherited patron-client relationships compare the Domitii Ahenobarbi and Massilia; see further below, and the Claudii Marcelli and Sicily (Cic.
The rise and fall of a Roman noble family; the Domitii Ahenobarbi 196 BC-AD 68.
Syme points out that the Popillii were regarded as intolerable, the Domitii stubborn, and the Cassii as upright and opposed to individuals exercising domination: 'from precedents or by mimesis, families transmitted characteristic features through the generations.
decrerant quidem [qui] neque transigi volebant Domitii, Scipiones.
Domitii, Scipiones' as a reference to the interrogatio.