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Tullia (gens)

Gens Tullia was an Ancient Roman family. Tullius was its corresponding nomen. The feminine form was Tullia. Tully, especially as another name for Cicero, is an anglicized form now considered antiquated.

Not all those who have the nomen are related by blood; Cicero himself did not believe that he was descended from Servius Tullius, though at one point he referred to their shared gens.

  • Servius Tullius, early king
  • Manius Tullius Longus, consul 500 BC
  • Marcus Tullius Decula, consul 81 BC
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero (Cicero), consul, orator, and philosopher
  • Marcus Tullius Tiro, clerk and freedman of Cicero, author
  • Quintus Tullius Cicero, one of Caesar's generals and younger brother of Marcus

The "Tullus" of the king Tullus Hostilius is a forename derived from the same root (compare the Roman praenomen Marcus with the nomen gentile Marcius). There is no genetic relationship implied.


Tullia is a Roman feminine name, originally the female form of the patrician gens-name Tullius. It may refer to:

''female persons
  • Tullia Ciceronis, (1st century) the daughter of the Roman orator Cicero
  • Tullia d'Aragona (c.1510–1556), Italian courtesan and poet
  • Tullia Magrini (1950-2005), Italian anthropologist
  • Tullia Minor, the last queen of pre-Republican Rome
  • Tullia Zevi, (1919-2011) a 20th-century journalist
''places and jurisdictions
  • Tullia (see), a former Roman town and Catholic diocese in Numidia (present Algeria) and present Latin titular bishopric

For the mint genus, see '' Pycnanthemum.

Tullia (see)

Tullia is an Ancient city and former bishopric in Numidia and present Latin Catholic tiular see.