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Censorinus
(469 words)

[German version]

[1] One of the 30 tyrants

Character invented by the author of  Historia Augusta ; one of the so-called 30 tyrants, supposedly usurper under Claudius Gothicus, he was killed after seven days. For vita, SHA Tyr. Trig. 31,12; 32,8-33,6. PIR2 C 656.

Bibliography

K.-P. Johne, Kaiserbiographie und Senatsaristokratie, 1976, 122-28.

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Birley, A. R. (Düsseldorf), Portmann, Werner (Berlin) and Sallmann, Klaus (Mainz), “Censorinus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 04 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e230130>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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