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date: 14 October 2019

Gerontiuslocked

(d. 411)
  • R. S. O. Tomlin

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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 ...

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