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Clodius

Clodius is the Roman nomen Claudius altered to a spelling that would have sounded plebeian to Roman ears. The original alteration was a political maneuver by P. Clodius Pulcher.

Chlodion the Longhair, a chieftain of the Salian Franks[?], is sometime called "Clodius I".



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