Didia (gens)

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The gens Didia, or Deidia, as the name was spelled on coins, was a plebeian family at Rome, which first appears during the latter period of the Republic. Cicero calls them novi homines. The only member of the family who obtained the consulship under the Republic was Titus Didius, in 98 BC.[1][2]

Praenomina used[edit]

The Didii used the praenomina Titus, Sextus, Gaius, Quintus, Aulus, and Lucius.[1]

Branches and cognomina[edit]

In the time of the Republic, no Didius bore a cognomen.[1]

Members[edit]

This list includes abbreviated praenomina. For an explanation of this practice, see filiation.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, William Smith, Editor.
  2. ^ Marcus Tullius Cicero, Pro Murena, 8.
  3. ^ Ambrosius Theodosius Macrobius, Saturnalia, ii. 13.
  4. ^ Marcus Tullius Cicero, De Oratore, ii. 47.
  5. ^ Lucius Cassius Dio Cocceianus, Roman History, xliii. 14, 31, 40.
  6. ^ Gaius Julius Caesar (attributed), De Bello Hispaniensis, 37, 40.
  7. ^ Lucius Cassius Dio Cocceianus, Roman History, li. 7.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.