Oscan praenomen, shortened to No., attested for N. Calavius , the maker of the Ficoronian cista Novios Plautios (ILS 8562), and in other inscriptions. Probably a particularly frequent gentilicium from the 3rd cent. BC onwards in Campania and spreading from there into the eastern Mediterranean.
Cite this pageElvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance), Frigo, Thomas (Bonn) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Novius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 18 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e825820>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510
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