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Nepotianus
(177 words)

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[1] Son of Flavius N. (cos. AD 336)

Son of the half-sister of Constantinus [1], Eutropia [2], and Flavius N. (cos. AD 336). As a member of the Constaninian dynasty, he rose up in Rome against Magnentius. He defeated the army of the latter's praef. praet., Anicius (or Anicetus), in Italy and claimed to be the ruler for a while (June 350), until Magnentius's magister officiorum, Marcellinus [5], defeated him. Magnentius's retribution against N.'s supporters was bl…

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Bleckmann, Bruno (Strasbourg) and Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover), “Nepotianus”, 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 16 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e820310>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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