Lactantius and the Succession to Diocletian

@article{Mackay1999LactantiusAT,
  title={Lactantius and the Succession to Diocletian},
  author={Christopher S. Mackay},
  journal={Classical Philology},
  year={1999},
  volume={94},
  pages={198 - 209}
}
  • C. Mackay
  • Published 1 April 1999
  • History
  • Classical Philology
L ACTANTIUS De mortibus persecutorum 18.13-14 is cited as evidence that the emperor known as Maximinus Daza was the nephew of Galerius.I The passage in fact says nothing of the sort, and attentive reading of it in context indicates that Lactantius actually intends to convey a much different impression. Study of this passage has important implications for the interpretation and assessment of Lactantius' version of the abdication of Diocletian. Since Lactantius' account is the fullest source for… 

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