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nepos, cornelius

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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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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