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See TCS 7 (1940), 141-3 and Welles, Fink, Gilliam, The Excavations at Dura-Europos. Final Report V. 1. The Parchments and Papyri 6 (New Haven, 1959), 209. 78. 20. 4 (425). 7 8 So Keil, op. cit. 8 f. 80. 1. 2-2. 1 (474). 9 These dates are suggested by Jagenteufel, op. cit. 94. 1 A reputation for disciplinary severity had preceded him from Pannonia, and such was the hostility of the praetorian cohorts that the Emperor allowed him to spend the two months of his consulship outside Rome. 4 Here he brings his History to a close, and if he lived to see the armies of Severus Alexander pass through Bithynia on the way to the East in 2315 he does not record it.

Gesch. 2 (Bonn, 1956), 120-2. 2 Ibid. 127. 3 On the leading figures in the senatorial reaction see H. G. Pflaum, Le Marbre de Thorigny, Bibl. Éc. Hautes-Ét. 292 (Paris, 1948), A. Stein, 'Le Marbre de Thorigny', Eunomia 1 (1957), i , a n d P. W. D. 238: the Leaders and their Aims', TCS 14 (1955), 49, on pp. 83 f. 4 5 80. 5. 2 (476). See pp. 108 f. 6 On Pannonia see P. Oliva, Pannonia and the Onset of Crisis in the Roman Empire (Prague, 1962), and J . Fitz in A. Arch. Hung. 14 (1962). 7 80. 1. 2 (476).

1. 2-2. 1 (474). 9 These dates are suggested by Jagenteufel, op. cit. 94. 1 A reputation for disciplinary severity had preceded him from Pannonia, and such was the hostility of the praetorian cohorts that the Emperor allowed him to spend the two months of his consulship outside Rome. 4 Here he brings his History to a close, and if he lived to see the armies of Severus Alexander pass through Bithynia on the way to the East in 2315 he does not record it. Such was Dio's career, so far as it can be traced.

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