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[1] [1] Vettius Agorius Basilius M. cos. AD 527,

Consul AD 527. M. lived in the Ostrogoth kingdom and played an important role for the transmission of literary texts. He is attested as an editor of Horace and Prudentius. He probably wrote the Iudicium Paridis (Anth. Lat. 1,10), perhaps also the Cento de ecclesiis (Anth. Lat. 1,16).


PLRE 2, 736f.

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[2] see Lollianus [7]

see Lollianus [7]

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Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover), “Mavortius”, 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 06 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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