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We would not wish to mislead our readers in their conceptions of any of our characters, and we therefore feel it necessary to add that the adjective, in the preceding agnomen of Mr.
(The poet Ovid, whose 'Art of Love' and other works have survived, was Publius Ovidius Naso.) Very occasionally, a prominent Roman would be accorded a fourth name -an 'agnomen' -to honour a Turn to Page 18 From Page 17 particular achievement, such as a famous victory.
Ibn Al Qayyim Al Jawziyyah is the laqab (agnomen) of Shamsiddin Abu Bakr Mohammad Ibn Ayyub Ibn Abu Bakr Al ZuraACAyi, better known as Ibn Al Qayyim.