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Nepos

[nee-pos, nep-os] /ˈni pɒs, ˈnɛp ɒs/
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1.
Cornelius, 99?–24? b.c, Roman biographer and historian.
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Nepos

/ˈniːpɒs/
noun
1.
Cornelius. ?100–?25 bc, Roman historian and biographer; author of De Viris illustribus
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Cornelius Nepos

Roman historian, the earliest biographer to write in Latin. He was a correspondent and friend of Cicero and Atticus, and he was the friend (or patron) to whom Catullus dedicated his poems.

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