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cognomen

(originally) an ancient Roman's third name or nickname, which later became his family name
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The full tripartite names of the two consuls, consisting of praenomen, nomen, and cognomen, are Gaius Rufius Geminus (Paulys Real-Encyclopadie VII [1912]: 208) and Lucius Rubellius Geminus (ibid.
Although Agnes may not have been Greek, the shoemaker-in-training, Fingenu, certainly was, to judge by her cognomen and first name together.
71 Dio could have taken the imperial praenomen and nomen and added the cognomen of the patron who instigated his citizenship: Titus Flavius Cocceianus Dio (cf.
The adoptee would normally include in his style the adoptive praenomen and nomen, but would now often also retain his original cognomen or even the whole original name, old and new elements variously collocated.
El epigrafe parece dedicado a una mujer, cuyo cognomen es Felicia y cuya gens se omitio, ya que no parece existir espacio disponible anterior al cognomen.
Como se puede apreciar, el fallecido ostenta una estructura onomastica trinomica formada por un nomen latino y un cognomen indigena, si bien la ausencia de filiacion y tribu invita a pensar que no se trataria de un ciudadano romano, sino que se estaria ante un caso de "nombre de contacto".
Il n'est pas impossible qu'il faille l'identifier au precedent, mais le cognomen Maximus est tres banal.
22) De su cognomen, Hemina--que hace referencia en latin a una medida de solidos y liquidos, y que ha sido reconocido como un gentilicio etrusco en origen (23)--, poco podemos en realidad deducir porque no conocemos a ningun otro personaje que lo tuviera; y la suposicion de que debio de ser un hombre politico porque en Roma en este momento solo una persona de tal categoria emprendia la tarea de escribir unos Annales como el (24) nos arrastra a un argumento circular que dificilmente se sostiene si consideramos los historiadores que veremos a continuacion.
It is not actually known if Alfred was a distinguished warrior in the way Harold II or, later still, Richard I or Robert I of Scotland undoubtedly were: he seems to have been frequently unwell from a chronic inflammation of the bowels, and the cognomen of one of the Danish leaders opposed to him, Ivarr Beinlausi, Ivarr the Boneless, though it has never been explained, does rather suggest that one of the most active directors of the Danish onslaught was gruesomely crippled, perhaps even unable to stand, so that it may be that prominence in the forefront of battle was not actually a necessary qualification for leadership in the ninth century.
Neither Arria nor her sons are known to us, as all commentators point out, but all three have Roman names, and Lupercus is a well-known cognomen of several Roman families.
Wei-tsung is the cognomen of Fan Yeh [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (398-445), who wrote a "Recipe for Blended Incense," the preface to which is quoted in his official biography; it contains several principles for the use of various ingredients.
9) In either case, a local origin for Pudentilla's family seems more than likely, and even more so because of her cognomen and the related name borne by her younger son.