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(Ἄλκιμος; Álkimos).

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[5] Latinus A. Alethius Rhetorician, writer of panagyrics and poet

Appears as a famous rhetorician (probably based on a catalogue of model speeches from Bordeaux) in  Sidonius, where he is praised for his oratorical fortitudo: Epist. 5,10,3 (see Jer. Chron. a. Abr. 2371). Probab…

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Liebermann, Wolf-Lüder (Bielefeld), Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), Meister, Klaus (Berlin) and Schwemer, Anna Maria (Tübingen), “Alcimus”, 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 27 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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