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Pius
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[1] Roman cognomen

Roman cognomen. In the Republican Period, confined to the Caecilii Metelli (Caecilius [I 31-32]); found among numerous other gentes in the Imperial Period.

Bibliography

Kajanto, Cognomina, 251.

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[2] Greek grammarian, 2nd or 3rd cent. AD?

Grammarian, tentatively dated to the late 2nd or late 3rd cent. AD, active in Memphis and Sparta (Schol. Hom. Od. δ 356; θ 372), i.a.; author of a comme…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Simons, Roswitha (Düsseldorf), “Pius”, 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 28 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e926480>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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