Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

Valentinianus
(2,009 words)

[German version]

[1] Flavius Valentinianus I

Roman emperor 364-375.

[German version]

I. Origins and rise

V. was born in Cibalae in Pannonia in AD 321 (Zos. 3,36,2; Amm. Marc. 30,6,6) as the son of the comes rei militaris Gratianus [1]. In 357, he was tribunus in Gaul (Amm. Marc. 16,11,6 f.); beginning in 360/1, he held high military office in Mesopotamia; in 362, he was comes et tribunus cornutorum there (Philostorgius, …

Cite this page
Portmann, Werner (Berlin), “Valentinianus”, 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 24 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1226910>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲