Roman Dog Names
Oct 25, 2007
Looking for the perfect classical name for your dog? Thanks to forum member “Nephele”, the following article presents over 50 historical choices with their meanings and the source material from where they came.
What did the ancient Romans name their four-legged best friends? Lucius Iunius Moderatus Columella gives us a few recommended names in the section of his work on agriculture dealing with the rearing and training of dogs. Other likely sources used by the ancient Romans for dog names may have come from literature, in much the same way that people today draw on literature for naming their dogs…