What is AGNOMEN?

Lat. An additional name or title; a nickname. A name or title which a man gets by some action or peculiarity; the last of the four names sometimes given a Roman. Thus, Scipio Africanus, (the African,) from his African victories. Ainsworth; Calvin.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of AGNOMEN helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary