Tiberius

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Etymology[edit]

Latin Tiberius, literally 'Of the Tiber', from Tiberis, the river Tiber. Also note Faliscan equivalent *Tiferios. The name is mistaken by some to be of Etruscan origin but note the borrowed variants, Thefarie (from Faliscan) and Teperi (from Latin).

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Tiberius

  1. A male given name of mostly historical use, in particular, the praenomen of the second Roman emperor Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus, reigning 14-37 CE.

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  • Ti. (praenominal abbreviation)

Etymology[edit]

From Tiberis (Tiber river), as the adjective tiberius

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Tiberius m (genitive Tiberiī or Tiberī); second declension

  1. A masculine praenomen.
  2. Emperor Tiberius Claudius

Declension[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -ius.

Number Singular
nominative Tiberïus
genitive Tiberïī,1
Tiberī
dative Tiberïō
accusative Tiberïum
ablative Tiberïō
vocative Tiberī

1In later Latin.

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References[edit]

  • Tĭbĕrĭus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.