[ nee-pos, nep-os ]
/ ˈni pɒs, ˈnɛp ɒs /
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Cornelius, 99?–24? b.c., Roman biographer and historian.
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How to use Nepos in a sentence
These coins showed Julius Nepos at first and then, after Nepos’s death in 480, they featured the busts of the Eastern Roman emperors who reigned in Constantinople.Rome Didn't Fall When You Think It Did. Here's Why That Fabricated History Still Matters Today|Edward J. Watts|October 6, 2021|Time
Most of these men were assembled this night beneath the gilded roof of Caius Nepos' house.
He himself had been silent for the past ten minutes, doing full justice to this second relay of Caius Nepos' hospitality.
Caius Nepos could find no objection to this, even though the question of voting was in no way to his liking.
But Caius Nepos was smiling blandly: the ire of Hortensius pleased him even though he did not understand its cause.
Bring forth thy tablets, O Caius Nepos, and we'll put the matter to the vote.
British Dictionary definitions for Nepos
/ (ˈniːpɒs) /
Cornelius. ?100–?25 bc, Roman historian and biographer; author of De Viris illustribus
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