Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 14 October 2019


(d. 411)
  • R. S. O. Tomlin


Gerontius (d. 411), Roman general, was commander-in-chief (magister militum) successively of the usurpers Constantine III and Maximus. Gerontius was a native of Britain; his name is Greek, but since the third century it had been popular in Rome's western provinces, and has survived in Welsh as ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription