Common Roman cognomen ('red-haired', 'redhead', Quint. Inst. 1,4,25).
Cite this pageElvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Eck, Werner (Cologne), Nutton, Vivian (London), Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald) and Simons, Roswitha (Düsseldorf), “Rufus”, 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 26 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1025560>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510
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