Nepos, Cornelius
(917 words)

b. ca. 100 BC;

d. ca. 25 BC;

Roman historian and biographer.


Historical work (Chronica, extant in fragments); collection of anecdotes (Exempla, extant in fragments); biographies (De viris illustribus, partially extant).


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Pausch, Dennis, “Nepos, Cornelius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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