Definition of Agnomen. Meaning of Agnomen. Synonyms of Agnomen

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Definition of Agnomen

Agnomen
Agnomen Ag*no"men ([a^]g*n[=o]"m[e^]n), n. [L.; ad + nomen name.] 1. An additional or fourth name given by the Romans, on account of some remarkable exploit or event; as, Publius Caius Scipio Africanus. 2. An additional name, or an epithet appended to a name; as, Aristides the Just.

Meaning of Agnomen from wikipedia

- An agnomen (Latin: [aŋˈnoːmɛn]; plural: agnomina), in the Roman naming convention, was a nickname, just as the cognomen was initially. However, the cognomina...
- were awarded another exclusive name, the agnomen. For example, Publius Cornelius Scipio received the agnomen Afric**** after his victory over the Carthaginian...
- Tunisia) in 202 BC. The victory was one of the feats that earned him the agnomen Afric****. Scipio's conquest of Carthaginian Iberia culminated in the Battle...
- come from the period of the Republic, centuries before the concept of the agnomen was formulated. Adoption was a common and formal process in Roman culture...
- was born into an influential branch of the patrician gens Claudia. The agnomen Germanicus was added to his full name in 9 BC when it was posthumously...
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- Mummius (2nd century BC), was a Roman statesman and general. He received the agnomen Achaicus for his victories while consul in 146 BC, when he conquered the...
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- paid a visit while Britain was being conquered and was honoured with the agnomen Britannicus as if he were the conqueror; a frieze discovered at Aphrodisias...
- Grammarian (Greco-Roman world). A Grammaticus is a Roman Patrician School As an agnomen, it may refer to: Ammonius Grammaticus (4th century), Gr**** grammarian...
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