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Alypius
(331 words)

(Ἀλύπιος; Alýpios).

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[1] Vicarius of Britain under Iulianus

Possibly from Cilicia, absolved a study programme in Antiochia (Lib. Ep. 324). Under emperor  Julian he administered Britain as vicarius (Lib. loc.cit; n. 23,1,2). AD 363 Julian passed on the rebuilding of the temple of Jerusalem to the educated pagan (cf. Julian Ep. 29 and 30), this failed in the end (Philo…

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Portmann, Werner (Berlin) and Zaminer, Frieder (Berlin), “Alypius”, 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 25 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e116910>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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