Petronius Maximus


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Western Roman emperor in 455; born 396, died Rome 31 May 455.

Petronius was of noble origin, although nothing is known of his ancestors; Theophanes' assertion (Theoph. 108.22–23) that Petronius ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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