Roman Names . By: Arianna Sartzetakis 2011. Roman Names. A foreigner that became a Roman citizen took a new Roman name as a mark of citizenship. Typical Roman names of the late Republic had three parts (the " tria nomina “.)
By: Arianna Sartzetakis
List of Standard Praenomina
Roman name, is a personal name
which distinguishes an individual
from other members of the same
family. The praenomen is not normally
used on its own: normally only close
relatives or very close friends call each
other by their praenomen.
almost always given the same
praenomen as the father; the second
child was given a different praenomen,
perhaps the same one as an uncle or
grandfather, for example.
<-- link to Cornelius’s (from the textbook Ecce