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Gomoarius

(79 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] Of Germanic descent; tribunus scutariorum in AD 350.; a follower of  Vetranio, whom he betrayed to  Constantius [2] II. In 360 magister militum of the emperor  Iulianus; when the emperor removed him from office in the following spring, G. switched his allegiance to Constantius II. In 365/366, G. served as magister militum of the usurper  Procopius, in whose defeat G.'s switch of allegiance to  Valens played a decisive part. PLRE 1, 397f. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)

Edobicus

(60 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] Franc, mag. militum of  Constantinus [3] III, whom he freed from Valencia in AD 407. E. tried to win the Germani as allies. During his attempt to relieve the usurper who was besieged in Arelate, he was defeated by  Constantius [6] III and Ulfila, and was killed while attempting to escape in 411. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)

Mavortius

(76 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] [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). Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) Bibliography PLRE 2, 736f. [German version] [2] see Lollianus [7] see Lollianus [7]

Magnillus

(50 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] Belonged to the circle associated with Symmachus, with whom he corresponded (Symmachus, Ep. 5,17-33). Governor of Liguria; in AD 391-393 vicarius in Africa, then indicted and acquitted; attested until 396 but no longer in an office, probably not a Christian. PLRE 1, 533. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)

Eudoxia

(218 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
(Εύδοξία; Eudoxía) [German version] [1] Wife of Arcadius, see Aelia [4] Wife of Arcadius, Augusta from AD 400 onwards; see  Aelia [4]. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) [German version] [2] Licinia E. Wife of Valentinianus III and Augusta Born in AD 422; daughter of  Theodosius II and  Eudocia [1]. From 424 engaged to be married to  Valentinianus III , from 437 married. Two daughters:  Eudocia [2] and  Placidia. 439 Augusta. Promoted the building of churches in Rome. It is hard to judge the extent of her influence on the court but presu…

Phaleas

(215 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] (Φαλέας; Phaléas) of Chalcedon. Greek thinker (5th cent. or 1st half of the 4th cent. BC) who concerned himself with polis structures but should probably not be regarded as one of the Sophists. On the basis of the little information that Aristotle [6] (Pol. 2,7,1266a 39-1267b 21; 1274b 9; cf. Diels/Kranz 39,1) provides in a polemical and perhaps distorted form, P. (neglecting warfare) developed a highly differentiated concept of the polis based on the idea - allegedly formulated by…

Stratiotika, Stratiotikon

(375 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] (στρατιωτικά, pl. = stratiōtiká, στρατιωτικόν, sing. = stratiōtikón). The stratiotika were financial resources available for military purposes in the city of Athens from a fund (the stratiotikon) which was historically closely connected with the development of the festival fund ( theōrikón ). The stratiotikon probably served the flexible management of expenditure in times of war, freeing it from the rigidity of the usual system for distributing tax incomes ( merismós). The stratiotikon may also have served as a counterweight to the theorikon. The first pieces o…

Ravenna Papyri

(115 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] Collection, now dispersed but at the time comprising 61 items, of non-literary Latin texts on papyrus from the period AD 433 - c. 700, the predominant majority of which probably belonged to an archive in Ravenna. The RP are an important source for the social, economic and administrative history of Italy in the transition period from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) Bibliography J.-O. Tjäder, Die nicht-literarischen Papyri Italiens aus der Zeit 445-700, 2 vols., 1955, 1982  Papyrus Erzherzog Rainer. FS zum 100j. Bestehen der Papyrus-Sa…

Lupicinus

(144 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] [1] Consul 367 AD Assigned to Iulianus [11] as Magister Equitum per Gallias, L. fought against the Alamanni in AD 359 and against the Scots and Picts in 360. L. was imprisoned by Julian as a potential opponent. Iovianus made him mag. equitum per Orientem in 363. In 365/6 in this office he was involved in the suppression of the usurpation of Procopius against Valens. In 367 Consul. Christ. PLRE 1520f. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) [German version] [2] Comes rei militaris per Thracias in 377 AD Product of the schola gentilium, in AD 377 comes rei militaris per Thracias. L. drove t…

Deliciae

(381 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] (Also delicia, esp. on inscriptions [2]; but cf. [1. 2437]; see also Plut. Anton. 59,4, delicium, delicati). Children, mostly of unfree origin, who lived in rich households for the entertainment of their owners, particularly during the Imperial period. They were brought up in the paedagogium. The pupulus in Catull. 56,5 might be understood as an early example. They were esp. valued for their garrulitas, their impertinent loquacity (Suet. Aug. 83; Sen. De constantia sapientis 11,3; Stat. Silv. 2,1,45). Beautiful, beardless, long-haired boys (…

Agricola

(107 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
Cognomen e.g. of the Atilii, Calpurnii, Iulii, Virii. [German version] [1] AD 418 praef. praetorio II in Gallia [1] AD 418 praef. praetorio II in Gallia [1], 421 cos. (PLRE 2, 36 f.) Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) [German version] [2] Son of the emperor  Avitus, 5th cent. AD Son of the emperor  Avitus (AD 455/6), brother of Ecdicius and Papianilla. He probably held a high office ( vir inlustris), later he became a clergyman; he was correspondent of his brother-in-law  Sidonius Apollinaris (epist. 1,2; 2,12; PLRE 2, 37 A. 2). Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) Bibliography 1 R. v. Haehling, Religio…

Gratianus

(770 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] [1] Father of the emperors Valens and Valentinianus The father of emperors  Valens and  Valentinianus. Born near Cibalae. A man of low origins who rose in the military: between AD 305 and 316 he was protector domesticus in Salona, in about 321 tribunus in Illyricum, later comes in Africa and Britain. In 350/1 he was as a private person host to the usurper  Magnentius and was punished with confiscation of his property. His sons arranged for an honourable memorial. PLRE 1, 400f. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) [German version] [2] Flavius G. West-Rom. emperor AD 367-383 Roman emp…

Syagrius

(213 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] [1] Procos. Africae in 379 AD In AD 379 procos. Africae, in 380-382 praetorian prefect, in 381 cos. The assignment of offices is debatable, since S. [2] became prominent at the same time. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) [German version] [2] Correspondent of Q. A. Symmachus [4] Eusebius, 4th cent. In AD 369 dishonourably dismissed as a notarius; in 379-381 (?) magister officiorum, in 381 city prefect in Rome, in 382 cos. Correspondent of Q. A. Symmachus [4] Eusebius. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) Bibliography Clauss, 192 f.  A. Demandt, Die Konsuln der Jahre 381 und 382…

Ex(s)uperantius

(56 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[German version] [1] see  Iulius E. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) [German version] [2] Praef. praet. Galliarum AD 424/5 Originally from Poitiers; after internal unrest in AD 417, he tried to restore order in Aremorica. In 424/5 praef. praet. Galliarum, he was beaten to death during a mutiny in Arelate. PLRE 2, 448. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)

Lupicinus

(137 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[English version] [1] Consul 367 n. Chr. Als magister equitum per Gallias dem Iulianus [11] beigegeben, kämpfte L. 359 n.Chr. gegen Alamannen, 360 gegen Scoten und Picten; L. wurde von Iulianus als möglicher Gegner inhaftiert. Iovianus machte ihn 363 zum mag. equitum per Orientem; 365/6 war er in diesem Amt an der Niederschlagung der Usurpation des Prokopios gegen Valens beteiligt; 367 Consul. Christ. PLRE 1520f. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) [English version] [2] comes rei militaris per Thracias 377 n. Chr. Ging aus der schola gentilium hervor, 377 n.Chr. comes rei militaris per Thr…

Hellebic(h)us

(83 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[English version] Träger eines germanischen Namens; als comes et magister utriusque militiae per Orientem von 383 bis 387 n.Chr. bezeugt; in Antiocheia euergetisch tätig. Leitete zusammen mit Caesarius [3] 387 die Untersuchungen nach dem Antiochener Statuenaufstand. Libanios dankte ihm mit einem Panegyrikos dafür, daß er ein mildes Verfahren erreicht habe (or. 22). H. korrespondierte mit Libanios (epist. 2; 868; 884; 898; 925) und Gregorios [3] von Nazianzos (epist. 225). Wohl Christ [1]. (PLRE 1,277f.). Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) Bibliography 1 v. Haehling 265-267.

Chrysaphios

(119 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[English version] (Χρυσάφιος). Chrysaphius qui et Ztummas, Eunuch. Unter Theodosius II. praepositus sacri cubiculi, als erster Eunuch auch als spatharius bezeugt. Ihm wird nach dem Sturz des Kyros ein maßgeblicher Einfluß auf den Kaiser zugeschrieben; er soll sämtliche Konkurrenten auch mit unlauteren Mitteln zurückgedrängt haben. 449 n.Chr. plante Ch. einen Mordanschlag auf Attila, der jedoch publik wurde. Er besaß Einfluß genug, um der Auslieferung an die Hunnen zu entgehen. Im nestorianischen Streit unterstützt…

Dardanus

(91 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[English version] Claudius Postumus D. consularis Viennensis, mag. libellorum, quaestor sacri palatii, praef. praet. Galliarum, patricius. Als Praetorianerpraefekt brachte er 412/3 n.Chr. Athaulf dazu, auf der Seite des Honorius gegen Iovinus zu kämpfen; er ermordete den gefangenen Usurpator. Die Datierung seiner zweiten Praefektur ist strittig (401/04 oder 406/07 n.Chr. in der PLRE, E. 415 n.Chr. nach [1]). D. war Christ, Korrespondent von Hieronymus und Augustin. Er zog sich in eine vielleicht unter dem Einfluß Augustins Theopolis (“Gottesstadt”) genannte Siedlung zu…

Placidia

(149 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[English version] [1] s. Galla [3] Placidia s. Galla [3] Placidia Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) [English version] [2] Angehörige der kaiserlichen Familie (5. Jh. n. Chr.) Jüngere Tochter des Valentinianus III. und der Eudoxia [2], geb. 441/2 n.Chr. Zunächst mit dem Sohn des Aetius [2] verlobt, wurde sie später anscheinend von Petronius Maximus [8] zur Ehe mit seinem Sohn gezwungen ([2. 180f.]). 455 nahmen die Vandalen bei der Eroberung Roms P. als Geisel und entließen sie 462 nach Konstantinopel. Wahrscheinlich war sie ber…

Gratianus

(724 words)

Author(s): Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover)
[English version] [1] Vater der Kaiser Valens und Valentinianus Vater der Kaiser Valens und Valentinianus. Geb. bei Cibalae. Ein Mann niedriger Herkunft, der als Militär aufstieg: Zwischen 305 und 316 n.Chr. war er protector domesticus in Salona, etwa 321 tribunus in Illyricum, später comes in Africa und in Britannien. 350/1 bewirtete er als Privatmann den Usurpator Magnentius und mußte mit Vermögensentzug büßen. Seine Söhne sorgten für ein ehrenvolles Angedenken. PLRE 1, 400f. Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) [English version] [2] Flavius G. west-röm. Kaiser 367-383 n.Chr. Röm. Kais…
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