Valerius Maximus
(673 words)

1st half of the 1st cent. AD;

author of a Latin collection of historical exempla.


Collection of historical exempla.


In the Middle Ages, Valerius Maximus was one of the most widely circulated authors, and thus also evident in a great number…

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Pausch, Dennis, “Valerius Maximus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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