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Magnus Maximuslocked

(d. 388)
  • R. S. O. Tomlin

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Magnus Maximus (d. 388), Roman emperor in Britain and the western empire, was blackguarded after his death by Pacatus the panegyrist of his conqueror, the emperor Theodosius. The historical tradition is hostile to a failed usurper, as usual, but there are hints that he was respected in his time. ...

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