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Candidus
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A popular cognomen in the Imperial Age, attested with certainty from the 1st cent. AD (ThlL, Onom. 2,133ff.).

[German version]

[1] Christian in AD 200

Christian in c. AD 200, author of various lost treatise about the Hexaemeron (Eus. HE 5,27; Jer. vir. ill. 48).

[German version]

[2] A follower of the Gnostic Valentinianus, 3rd cent. AD

A follower of the Gnostic Valentinianus; in c. AD 230, he had a public…

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), Bloch, René (Berne) and Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Candidus”, 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 13 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e226150>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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