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[1] Cognomen of Diocletian

Cognomen of Diocletian,  Tetrarchy.

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[2] Praetorian prefect of emperor Honorius [3]

Praetorian prefect under emperor  Honorius [3]. In 407, he was made Praefectus Praetorio Illyrici by Stilicho, in order to wrest this prefecture from the eastern empire, but remained dependent on the Gothic king  Alaricus [2] (Sozom. Hist. eccl. 8,25,3; 9,4,3; Zos. 5,48,2). In 409, he became Praef. Praet. Italiae a…

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Bleckmann, Bruno (Strasbourg) and Johne, Klaus-Peter (Berlin), “Iovius”, 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 05 July 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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