Therefore as all that adjudication turns solely on the name (nomen), the punishment is called ignominy.
We do not agree with Bangs that pennsylvanicus is a nomen nudum for the following reasons.
We have spoken of this third part as though its first title were an illustration of the nomen et omen so much believed in of old.
Most Latin authors have three names—the prenomen, which answers to our Christian name; the nomen, or family name; and the agnomen.
Every nomen, as constituting the essence of an object, was always and above all an omen.
Huic cœli lilia germinant;Arrisus sponsi permanent;Ac nomen in fidelibusQuam filiorum medius.
But if persons of quality and judgment concur, then it is (as the Scripture saith) nomen bonum instar unguenti fragrantis.
Tin memuh vi, I am dumb, I keep silence; given in the text as the origin of the nomen gentile, Mam.
Claudius is the name of the gens, the family in the wider sense of the word (nomen gentilicium).
The nomen was put after the prnomen, to mark the gens, and commonly ended in ius; as Cornelius, Fabius.