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date: 06 December 2022

Aelius Antipaterlocked

, Sophist

Aelius Antipaterlocked

, Sophist
  • Anthony R. Birley

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Aelius Antipater sophist, of Phrygian Hierapolis, ab epistulis Graecis (‘secretary for Greek correspondence’) of *Severus, teacher of the emperor's sons, was made a senator with consular rank and governed Bithynia. He wrote a history of Severus. Took his own life after the murder of *Geta.

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  • Roman History and Historiography

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