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Got(h)icus
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[German version]

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).

Bibliography

P. Kneißl, Die Siegestitulatur der röm. Kaiser, 1969, passim; 247.

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Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Got(h)icus”, 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 09 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e426700>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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