Marcia (gens)

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Members of the gens Marcia are found during the Regal, Republican and Imperial eras. The patrician branch used the cognomen Rex, claiming royal descent from the king Ancus Marcius. The plebeian branches used the cognomina Censorinus (see Marcius Censorinus) and Philippus. Other cognomina are also found.

Men of the gens[edit]

Women of the gens[edit]

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  1. ^ "Ancus Marcius" in The New Encyclopædia Britannica. Chicago: Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 15th edn., 1992, Vol. 1, p. 379.
  2. ^ Plutarch, Life of Coriolanus
  3. ^ Shakespeare, Coriolanus
  4. ^ Antony Kamm, The Romans, An Introduction, p. 13.
  5. ^ Fasti capitolini
  6. ^ a b c Smith 1872, p. 646.
  7. ^ a b Smith 1872, p. 640.
  8. ^ Napoleon III. Histoire de Jules César Volume 1, p. 253 Paris: H. Plon 1865