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Florentinus
(324 words)

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[1] Gaulish correspondent of Symmachus

Came from a Gaulish family; correspondent of Symmachus (Epist. 4,50-57), probably a pagan. In AD 379 he probably held the notary's office. It is doubtful whether he is identical with the homonymous comes sacrarum largitionum [1. 100-103]; in 395 quaestor sacri cubiculi; from 395 to 397, thus for an unusually long time, attested as praefectus urbi Romae, prov…

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Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover), Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance) and Giaro, Tomasz (Frankfurt/Main), “Florentinus”, 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 12 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e413050>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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