(c. 470—521)

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(c. 470–521), Roman leader.

Vitalian was born at Zaldapa (Abrit, Bulgaria), the son of Patriciolus, a Roman commander. The severe financial policy of the emperor Anastasios and his support for ...

Subjects: Military History.

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