Appia (gens)

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The gens Appia was a plebeian family at Rome. Its nomen, Appius, is a patronymic surname based on the praenomen Appius. The gens does not appear to have been very large, and none of its members achieved great importance.[1]

See also[edit]

List of Roman gentes

References[edit]

  1. ^ George Davis Chase, "The Origin of Roman Praenomina", in Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, vol. VIII (1897).