From Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (London, 1880)

ABLA'VIUS. 1. Prefect of the city, the minister and favourite of Constantine the Great, was murdered after the death of the latter. (Zosimus, ii. 40.) He was a consul A.D. 331. There is an epigram extant attributed to him, in which the reigns of Nero and Constantine are compared. (Anth. Lat. n. 261, ed. Meyer.)

2. A Roman historian, whose age is unknown, wrote a history of the Goths, which is sometimes quoted by Jornandes as his authority. (De Reb. Getic. iv. 14. 23.)

An original e-text for everything2. That is, I sat down and copied the text from the book (in the public domain) - it is not available on any other web site. All Greek words are transliterated into Latin characters. I seem to be noding a bunch of this, starting from the beginning. Would be great if I could find some decent OCR software for MacOS 9.

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