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Goth in the service of Rome, a relative of Aspar (Ardabur [1]; ILS 1299), possibly an ancestor of Basilicus [2. 426f.]. P. put down a rebellion in Palestine in 418 AD. In 419 he was a consul, then until c. 438/440 a magister militum.


1 PLRE 2, 892f.

2 W. Brandes, Familienbande?, in: Klio 75, 1993, 407-437.

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Lütkenhaus, Werner (Marl), “Plinta”, 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 19 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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