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Ablabius
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(Ἀβλάβιος; Ablábios).

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[1] Flavius A., 4th cent. AD

Flavius A. was one of the most influential officials under  Constantinus the Great. He came from Crete (Lib. Or. 42,23); the child of poor non-Christians (Eun. Vit. Soph. 6,3,1-7); later converted to Christianity (Athan. Epist. Fest. 5). In AD 324/326 he was vicarius of Asia (CIL III 352), 329-337 praef. praet. Orientis, 331 cos. ord. It is said to have been on his instigation that the pag…

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Portmann, Werner (Berlin), Degani, Enzo (Bologna) and Schwarcz, Andreas (Vienna), “Ablabius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e100830>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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