[ANSTHRLD] Looking for Help with a Roman Name

ED Reese edreese at m7bedlam.com
Sat May 3 13:34:50 PDT 2003

Are you a citizen? It could matter to the number of names you use.

Esther of Ennis Merth

At 09:00 AM 5/3/2003 -0500, you wrote:

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>Is there anyone out there who could help me with creating a Roman name?  I
>am looking for a name for a persona from the early Empire period, 1st -
>early 2nd centuries C.E.  From what I've been able to find, I would be
>using a name with two elements, nomen and cognomen, both in a feminized
>form.  My questions from there are primarily these:
>1)  Which name would a person be called by their friends, the nomen or
>2)  I'm interested in using the name Drusilla, I've found Drusus listed as
>a nomen and (from my minimal understanding of Latin) the normal feminine
>form would be Drusa.  Would Drusilla be possible, also, as a feminized
>(possibly a diminutive form) nomen for a woman?
>My sincere thanks to anyone who can help me with this,
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