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Maximianus
(1,672 words)

[German version]

[1] M. Aurelius Valerius M. Herculius Roman emperor, 286-305 AD

Roman emperor, AD 286-305 or 310; on 13 December 285 (?) proclaimed Caesar by Diocletianus and employed in the fight against the Bagaudae (Eutr. 9,22,1; Pan. Lat. 7,8,3); after proving himself he was proclaimed Augustus on 1 April (Chron. Min. I, p. 229 f.) or 1 May 286 (cf. [1. 22…

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Bleckmann, Bruno (Strasbourg), Nauerth, Claudia (Heidelberg) and Stroh, Wilfried (Munich), “Maximianus”, 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 24 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e727350>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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