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Anti'stia Gens

on coins and inscriptions usually ANTE'STIA, plebeian. (Liv. 6.30.) In the earlier ages of the republic, none of the members of the gens appear with any surname, and even in later times they are sometimes mentioned without one. The surnames under the republic are LABEO, REGINUS, and VETUS : those who had no surname are given under ANTISTIUS. No persons of this name are of great historical importance.

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    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 6, 30
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