Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD REFERENCE (www.oxfordreference.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2013. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single entry from a reference work in OR for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 02 July 2020

nŏvus hŏmō 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

(‘new man’), term used in the late republic in various related senses: for the first man of a family to reach the senate, where he normally remained a ‘small senator’; in a special sense, for such a man actually to rise to the consulship; and for the first man of a senatorial family to reach the consulship. The first of these achievements was not very difficult, provided a man had at least ... ...

Access to the complete content on Oxford Reference requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.