[ANSTHRLD] Looking for Help with a Roman Name
Lee & Susan
lecachot at airmail.net
Sat May 3 13:55:48 PDT 2003
I'm still playing with the persona concept; but, yes, I would say she is
going to be a citizen.
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From: "ED Reese" <edreese at m7bedlam.com>
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Sent: Saturday, May 03, 2003 3:34 PM
Subject: Re: [ANSTHRLD] Looking for Help with a Roman Name
> 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?
> >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
> >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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