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Ammianus Marcellinus, Res Gestae 31.12-13 and 31.16.9

31.12 During those same days, Valens, irritated for twin reason—because he learned that the Lentienses were overcome, and because Sebastianus thereafter, writing of the deeds, exaggerated by what he said—he broke camp from Melantiades, hastening so that, by some distinguished … Continue reading

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