Latin Names (Part I)

Gladiator

I have started to learn Latin last autumn. Besides much grammar, I also encountered many new names. Some names seem very strange nowadays but others like Atticus are very up-to-date. I have divided the names in different categories.

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Citizen

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Antronius

Atticus

Aulus

Aurelius Scaurus

Benedictus

Christianus

Clodius

Cornelius

Felicio

Gaius Iulius Caesar

Gaius Plinius Secundus

Gnaeus Claudius

Idomeneus

Livineius Regulus

Lucilius

Lucius

Marcus

Menaulus

Nero

Otho

Paris

Paulus

Philo

Philodemus

Publius

Quintus

Rufrius Crispinus

Seneca

Sextus

Sinon

Tiberius

Tiberius Sempronius

Timarchides

Titus

Titus Iulius

Traianus

Vercingetorix

Verres

Vitruvius

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Slaves

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Alumnus

Calimorfus

Davus

Lydius

Syrus 

 

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The archbishops of Salzburg

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The city Salzburg is since the 7 century a diocesan town. The bishops and later archbishops were the clerical and secular rulers of the area. They built the city and often redesigned it.

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As a name nerd, I had to look up the names of the bishops. And here are to most unusual and interesting ones:

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Rupert

Vitalis

Virgil

Arno

Liupram

Thiemo

Pilgrim

Konrad

Weichart

Bernhard

Leonhard

Matthäus

Ernst

Wolf Dietrich

Markus Sittikus

Paris

Maximilian Gandolph

Franz Anton

Hieronymus

Leopold

Augustin Johann

Balthasar

Ignaz

Eduard

Alois

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