Cognomen ex virtute given to the victorious general deriving from the Goths; the Roman emperors from Claudius II (AD 268-270) onwards bore it ─ last used by Justinian and Mauricius (without maximus).
P. Kneißl, Die Siegestitulatur der röm. Kaiser, 1969, passim; 247.
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Eck, Werner (Cologne),
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 26 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e426700>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510