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...
- "Abd Amr", "Abd Ghnam", "Abd Yalil" or "Abd Tim". The reason for the agnomen Abu Hurairah has been narrated by him personally: "I was called Abu Hurairah...
- 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...
- 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...
- Tunisia) in 202 BC. The victory was one of the feats that earned him the agnomen he is best known for: Afric****. Scipio's conquest of Carthaginian Iberia...
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- famously decisive Battle of Zama in October 202 BC, which gave to Scipio his agnomen Afric****. At great cost, Rome had made significant gains: the conquest...
- was appointed dictator in 221 and 217 BC. He was censor in 230 BC. His agnomen, Cunctator, usually translated as "the delayer", refers to the strategy...
- Irish. It is properly Mac Murchadha Caomhánach (an example of an Irish agnomen; see Ó Catharnaigh Sionnach or Fox of Fir Teathbha), but is often now rendered...
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