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Gratus
(83 words)

[German version]

[1] Commander of the infantry of Herod the Gr.

Pro-Roman commander of the infantry of Herod the Great (Jos. BI 2,3,4; 4,2,3; 5,2; Ant. Iud. 17,10,3; 17,10,6f.; 17,10,9).

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[2] Valerius G. Procurator of Judaea

In AD 15-26 procurator of Judaea as successor of Annius Rufus (Jos. Ant. Iud. 18,2,2; 18,6,5) under emperor Tiberius. He was in turn succeeded by Pontius Pilate.

Bibliography

PIR2, 123, no. 146 …

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Rist, Josef (Würzburg), “Gratus”, 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 28 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e427630>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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