Comes and magister officiorum AD 414-427. The effect of his work is attested by numerous laws in the Codex Theodosianus. In 422, on the orders of Theodosius II, he made a peace treaty with the Persians (Socr. 7,20) and in 425 he brought Valentinian III the news of his elevation to Caesar (Olympiodorus fr. 43 Blockley).
Cite this pageRedies, Michael (Berlin), “Helion”, 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 02 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e506520>
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