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Arria (gens)

The gens Arria was a plebeian family at Rome, which appears in the first century BC, and became quite large in imperial times. The first of the gens to achieve prominence was Quintus Arrius, praetor in 72 BC.[1]


  • Praenomina 1
  • Branches and cognomina 2
  • Members 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5


During the Republic, the Arrii are known to have used the praenomina Quintus, Gaius, and Marcus.

Branches and cognomina

None of the Arrii during the Republic bore any cognomen. In imperial times, we find the surnames Gallus, Varus, and Aper.


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

See also

List of Roman gentes


  1. ^ Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, William Smith, Editor.
  2. ^ Marcus Tullius Cicero, Epistulae ad Atticum ii. 5, 7, In Vatinium Testem 12, Pro Milone 17, Epistulae ad Quintum Fratrem i. 3.
  3. ^ Marcus Tullius Cicero, Epistulae ad Atticum ii. 14, 15.
  4. ^ Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, William Smith, Editor.
  5. ^ Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, Epistulae iii. 16.
  6. ^ Lucius Cassius Dio Cocceianus, Roman History lx. 16.
  7. ^ Marcus Valerius Martialis, Epigrams i. 14.
  8. ^ Joannes Zonaras, Epitome Historiarum xi. 9.
  9. ^ Publius Cornelius Tacitus, Annales xvi. 34.
  10. ^ Publius Cornelius Tacitus, Annales xv. 59.
  11. ^ Aelius Galenus, De Theriaca, ad Pisonem c. 2, vol. ii. p. 485, ed. Basil.


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