Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

Women in ancient Rome didn’t have unique first names but instead were just named after their family name. (For example, all women from Gaius Julius Caesar’s family were named Julia. Sisters were told apart by using nicknames, such as ‘Julia the Younger’, ‘Julia the Elder’, etc.) 

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