- Festus (historian)
Festus was a late Roman historian (and
proconsulof Africa) whose breviary (summary of the history of Rome, one source was the " Enmannsche Kaisergeschichte") was commissioned by the emperor Valensin preparation for war against Persia.
* [http://www.roman-emperors.org/festus.htm Breviarum of the accomplishments of the Roman people] , translated by Thomas M. Banchich and Jennifer A. Meka (2001)
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