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Constantianus
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[1] Brother-in-law of Valentinian I, died c. 370 AD

Brother-in-law of  Valentinian I. He led the fleet of the Euphrates in 363 in Julian’s Persian campaign (Amm. Marc. 23,3,9; Zos. 3,13,3). In 370 when tribunus stabuli in Valentinian’s Gaulish campaigns he was killed in an ambush (Amm. Marc. 28,2,10). PLRE 1,221.

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[2] Byzantine general under Justinian I

Comes sacri stabuli (‘supervisor of the imperial sta…

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Portmann, Werner (Berlin) and Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Constantianus”, 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 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e304420>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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