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date: 17 October 2019

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Vettius Agorius Praetextatus was a learned Roman senator (c. 320–384 ce). He is usually remembered as the leading proponent of Graeco-Roman religious tradition (paganism) during the late Roman Empire.

Keywords: late Roman senators, 4th-century paganism, Christianisation, Praetextatus, Fabia Aconia Paulina, Macrobius, Ammianus Marcellinus, Symmachus, Carmen contra paganos

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