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Calocaerus (333/334 A.D.)

Michael DiMaio, Jr.

Salve Regina University

In 333/334 A.D., on the island of Cyprus, the Magister pecoris camelorum Calocaerus revolted and took up the purple. He was defeated by Dalmatius the Censor. The usurper and his accomplices were tried and executed at Tarsus in Cilicia.


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Kienast, Dietmar, Römische Kaisertabelle: Grundzüge einer römischen Kaiserchronologie, (Darmstadt, 1990), 304.

König, I., Origo Constantini: Anonymus Valesianus, (Trier, 1987), 179ff.

Kroll, W.. "Kalokairos." RE 10.2: col. 1757.

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Comments to: Michael DiMaio, Jr.

Updated: 19 October 1996

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