What does AGNOMEN mean?

AGNOMEN meaning in General Dictionary

an extra or fourth name written by the Romans on account of some remarkable exploit or occasion as Publius Caius Scipio Africanus

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  • another title or an epithet appended to a name (as in `Ferdinand the truly amazing')
  • An additional or 4th title provided by the Romans, on account of some remarkable exploit or event; as, Publius Caius Scipio Africanus.
  • An additional title, or an epithet appended to a name; because, Aristides the simply.

AGNOMEN meaning in Law Dictionary

Lat. An extra title or name; a nickname. A name or name which a person gets by some action or peculiarity; the very last of this four names sometimes provided a Roman. Therefore, Scipio Africanus, (the African,) from his African victories. Ainsworth; Calvin.


AGNOMEN - German to English

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AGNOMEN meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) One more or 4th name written by the Romans, because of some remarkable exploit or event; because, Publius Caius Scipio Africanus.

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  • (letter.) One more name, or an epithet appended to a name; since, Aristides the Just.