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(Θαλάσσιος; Thalássios).

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[1] Follower of Constantius [2] II, 4th cent. AD

(Thalassius). Praefectus praetorio Orientis 351-353, from a family of curiales [2] of the East. Little is known about his career, but T. was obviously a loyal follower of Constantius [2] II: in 345, he acted as the emperor's comes in Aquileia; in 351, he held a high office a…

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Gutsfeld, Andreas (Münster), Portmann, Werner (Berlin), Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) and Savvidis, Kyriakos (Bochum), “Thalassius”, 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 29 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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