The fate of the Magister Equitum Marcellus

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dc.contributor.author Woods, David
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-20T12:58:31Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-20T12:58:31Z
dc.date.issued 1995-05
dc.identifier.citation Woods, D., 1995. The fate of the Magister Equitum Marcellus. The Classical Quarterly (New Series), 45(1), pp. 266-268 en
dc.identifier.volume 45 en
dc.identifier.issued 1 en
dc.identifier.startpage 266 en
dc.identifier.endpage 268 en
dc.identifier.issn 0009-8388
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/100
dc.identifier.doi 10.1017/S0009838800041963
dc.description.abstract In A.D. 357 while at Antioch the sophist Libanius wrote a letter to his friend Anatolius in which he congratulated him on his appointment as praefectus praetorio Illyrid. He expressed his pleasure at the conduct of Anatolius in his new appointment, and related a story which he had heard at Antioch from Musonianus, the praefectus praetorio Orientis. On his appointment, Anatolius had promised Constantius II that he would not ignore the misconduct of any official, whether civilian or military, whatever his rank. This promise had been put into effect almost immediately when one of the military commanders who showed cowardice against the barbarians was arrested. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Cambridge University Press en
dc.rights © 1995 The Classical Association. en
dc.subject Ammianus Marcellinus en
dc.subject Constantius II en
dc.subject Anatolius en
dc.subject Julian the Apostate en
dc.subject military campaigns en
dc.subject.lcsh Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476 en
dc.subject.lcsh Ammianus Marcellinus en
dc.subject.lcsh Rome -- Armed forces en
dc.subject.lcsh Constantius II, Emperor of Rome, 317-361 en
dc.title The fate of the Magister Equitum Marcellus en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/A008/dwoods en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Dr. David Woods, Department of Classics, UCC. Email: d.woods@ucc.ie en
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dc.description.version Published Version en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle The Classical Quarterly en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress d.woods@ucc.ie en


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