Sextus


Sextus

Sextus (abbreviated as "Sex.", the feminine form is "Sexta", not to be confused with Sixtus) is a common ancient Roman praenomen. It probably means "sixth" (cf. Latin "sextus", "sixth"). Parallel praenomina are Secundus, Tertius, Quintus, Septimus, and Decimus. These names do not necessarily denote the order in which their bearers were born.

Among those named Sextus are:
* Sextus Roscius
* Sextus Pompeius (younger son of Pompey the Great)
* Sextus Pompeius (relatives of Pompey the Great)
* Sextus Propertius
* Sextus Empiricus
* Sextus Appuleius
* Sextus Pomponius
* Sextus Martinianus
* Sextus Tarquinius
* Sextus Julius Africanus
* Sextus Julius Frontinus
* Sextus Julius Caesar
* Sextus Attius Varus
* Sextus Aelius Paetus Catus
* Sextus Afranius Burrus
* Sextus Cornelius Repentinus


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