Gaius


Gaius

Gaius, alternately spelled Caius, was a common Roman praenomen. It is abbreviated C.; the abbreviation goes back to before the Roman alphabet distinguished between C and G.

In classical times, the name was pronounced in three syllables, "Gāius" [IPA|ˈgɑːius] .

Some individuals with this name are:

People

Real people

*Gaius (jurist), the jurist (the rest of his name is unknown)
*Gaius Acilius
*Gaius Antonius
*Gaius Antonius Hybrida
*Gaius Asinius Gallus
*Gaius Asinius Pollio
*Gaius Ateius Capito
*Gaius Aurelius Cotta
*Gaius Calpurnius Piso
*Gaius Canuleius, a tribune
*Gaius Cassius Longinus
*Gaius Claudius Marcellus
*Gaius Cornelius Tacitus, Roman orator famous for the annals and histories.
*Gaius Duilius
*Gaius Fabricius Luscinus
*Gaius Flaminius
*Gaius Flavius Fimbria
*Gaius Gracchus
*Gaius Julius Alpinus Classicianus
*Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Philopappos, consul and Syrian prince
*Gaius Julius Caesar, most commonly known as simply "Julius Caesar"
*Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, most commonly known by his nickname "Caligula"
*Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, most commonly known as "Augustus Caesar"
*Gaius Julius Caesar Strabo Vopiscus
*Gaius Julius Caesar (or Gaius Vipsanius Agrippa)
*Gaius Julius Callistus
*Gaius Julius Civilis
*Gaius Julius Hyginus
*Gaius Julius Marcus
*Gaius Julius Priscus
*Gaius Julius Solinus
*Gaius Julius Vindex, governor of Lusitania
*Gaius Laelius
*Gaius Licinius Stolo
*Gaius Livius Drusus
*Gaius Lucilius
*Gaius Lutatius Catulus
*Gaius Maecenas
*Gaius Marcius Rutilus
*Gaius Marius
*Gaius Matius
*Gaius Memmius
*Gaius Nautius Rutilus
*Gaius Octavius
*Gaius Oppius
*Gaius Papirius Carbo, a consul of 120 BC
*Gaius Papirius Carbo, a tribune of 90 BC
*Gaius Popillius Laenas
*Gaius Rabirius
*Gaius Rubellius Blandus
*Gaius Sallustius Crispus Passienus
*Gaius Servilius Ahala
*Gaius Servilius Glaucia
*Gaius Suetonius Paulinus
*Gaius Valerius Flaccus
*Gaius Valerius Pudens
*Gaius Vipsanius Agrippa (or Gaius Julius Caesar)
*Gaius Volusenus

Fictional people

* Gaius Octavian, "Rome"
* Gaius Helen Mohiam, "Dune"
* Gaius Baltar, "Battlestar Galactica"
* Gaius Sextus, Gaius Septus and Gaius Octavius aka Tavi, Codex Alera

ee also

* Caius


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  • Gaius — (auch Caius, griechisch Γάιος Gaios; neuzeitlich auch Gajus oder Cajus) war ein weit verbreiteter römischer Vorname. Nach dem Liber de praenominibus („Über die Vornamen“), einem anonymen Anhang zu den Factorum et dictorum memorabilium des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gaïus — Gaius Pour les articles homonymes, voir Caius pour les différentes personnes de la Rome antique partageant ce prénom ou ce nom. Gaïus était un juriste du IIe siècle, auteur, notamment, des Institutes. On connaissait déjà Gaïus au Moyen Âge… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • GAIUS — Sextus Hierosolymorum Ep. A. C. 155. Item 26. Rom. Ep. A. C. 215. post Eutychianum. Ei successit Marcellmus. Vide Caius …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Gaius — [gā′əs, gī′əs] A.D. 110? 180?; Rom. jurist …   English World dictionary

  • Gaius — /gay euhs/, n. 1. A.D. c110 c180, Roman jurist and writer, esp. on civil law. 2. Caius. * * * (as used in expressions) Gaius Caesar Germanicus Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus Gaius Sallustius Crispus Gaius… …   Universalium

  • Gaius — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Caius pour les différentes personnes de la Rome antique partageant ce prénom ou ce nom. Gaïus était un juriste du IIe siècle, auteur, notamment, des Institutes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gaius — (as used in expressions) Gaius Octavius Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Gaius Caesar (Germanicus) Gaius Julius Caesar Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus Gaius Plinius Secundus… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Gaius —    1) A Macedonian, Paul s fellow traveller, and his host at Corinth when he wrote his Epistle to the Romans (16:23). He with his household were baptized by Paul (1 Cor. 1:14). During a heathen outbreak against Paul at Ephesus the mob seized… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Gaius — I Gaius,   Gajus, Caius, Abkürzung C oder C., altrömischer Vorname. II Gaius,   römischer Jurist der zweiten Hälfte des 2. Jahrhunderts …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gaius — The name of several men who have minor roles in the NT. 1) A native of Derbe who accompanied Paul to Jerusalem (Acts 20:4 f.). 2) One of the few persons baptized by Paul at Corinth (1 Cor. 1:14). 3) The recipient of 3 John. Gaius was also the… …   Dictionary of the Bible


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