Attested: EPPILLVS and various abbreviations on coins, as listed here.
Where: CALLEV, REX CALLE, etc on some coins suggests a mint at Calleva (Silchester). Another mint was probably in Kent. COMMI F suggests that Eppillus was a son of Commius, in a dynasty of the
Name origin: Eppillus possibly meant ‘little horse’, being a diminutive of *epos, precursor of Welsh ebol ‘colt, foal’ and descendant of PIE *ekwo- ‘horse’.
Notes: Some ancient Ep- names are most likely related to Greek επι ‘upon’ or επος ‘word, song’. The linguistic environment in which KW changed to P was not exclusively Celtic, as shown, for example, by Greek ἱππος ‘horse’.
Last Edited: 11 June 2017