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  Stilicho: Magister Militum
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He was appointed to command of the Emperor’s household troops.
His successful campaigns on many fronts against the Visigoths and in Theodosius’ campaigns in Gaul against Arbogast and the false Emperor, Eugenius, resulted in his military promotion to magister utriusque militiae (essentially, chief of the Roman army).
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  magister militum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Magister militum ('master of the soldiers') was a rank used in the later Roman Empire dating from the reign of Constantine.
Used alone, it refers to the senior military officer of the Empire, and was held by Stilicho, Ricimer, Odoacer and others.
It was also often used with a provincial name, such as the Magister militum per Thracias, to indicate a regional position.
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 Magister Armhook Squid - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Magister Armhook Squid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Magister Armhook Squid, also known as the Commander Squid or Schoolmaster Gonate Squid (Berryteuthis magister magister Berry, 1913) is a medium-sized squid in the family Gonatidae.
magister magister is known to reach a mantle length of 25 centimetres; total body length may exceed 61 centimetres (2 feet).
Magister Armhook Squid prey upon both benthic and pelagic species; sculpins, smaller fish such as Sablefish and juvenile pollock, crustaceans including euphausiids and amphipods, and other squid.
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 Master of the Horse - PakAF.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The nomination of the Magister Equitum was left to the choice of the Dictator, unless a senatus consultum specified, as was sometimes the case, the name of the person who was to be appointed.
The Magister Equitum was granted Praetorian imperium, thus was subject to the imperium of the Dictator, but in the Dictator’s absence, he became his representative, and exercised the same powers as the Dictator.
The Magister Equitum was originally, as his name implies, the commander of the cavalry, while the Dictator was at the head of the legions: the infantry.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, page 723   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
magister memoriae, an officer whose duty it was to receive the decision of the emperor on any subject and communicate it to the public or the persons concerned.
6.) magister militum, the title of the two offi­cers, to whom Constantine intrusted the command of all the armies of the empire.
magister officiorum, was an officer of high rank at the imperial court, who had the superin­tendence of all audiences with the emperor, and also had extensive jurisdiction over both civil and military officers.
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 Northvegr - The Invasion of Europe by the Barbarians
But the new magister militum was still a thorn in the side of the Empire; he quarrelled with the Emperor in 487, revolted, and marched with his Ostrogoths to the walls of Constantinople.
The Emperor now reached the conviction that the presence of the Ostrogoths and the Ostrogothic magister militum in the Illyrian provinces could never be placed on a satisfactory basis, and would be a constant source of trouble and danger.
Odovacar was nominally his vice-regent, a magister militum of the Empire; but Zeno had never given him a wholehearted or unreserved recognition.
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 Articles - Roman Governor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As within the dioceses level, the civil and military parts of the Prefecture were divided between the Praetorian Prefect as the highest civil office and the Magister Militum as the highest military office.
The Magister Militum was identified as to which Prefecture he belonged by the territorial name following his title, such as Magister Militum per Gallias.
There was, however, one supreme Magister Militum that was the most senior military rank in the (soon an) entire empire, subordinate only to the Emperor.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Western Roman Emperors from 407-425
This revolt was suppressed, and the magister militum Gerontius was left in charge in Spain when Constans returned to Gaul.
This revolt was suppressed, some of Honorius' relatives were executed, and the magister militum Gerontius was left in charge in Spain.
He was supported by the magister militum Castinus and by Aetius, son of the magister militum Gaudentius.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Leo I
Marcian in 457, Leo was acclaimed emperor, probably with the support of the magister militum Aspar.
During the early part of Leo's reign, the magister militum Aspar was a prominent figure and probably instrumental in Leo's accession.
When the magister militum Anagastes revolted in Thrace in 470 negotiations with Leo revealed that the rebellion was encouraged by Ardabur.
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 Articles - Roman dictator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Along with the Dictator there was always a Magister Equitum, the Master of the Cavalry, to serve as the Dicator’s most senior official.
The Dictator could not be without a Magister Equitum to assist him, and, consequently, if the first Magister Equitum died during the six months of the dictatorship, another had to be nominated in his stead.
The Magister Equitum was granted Praetorian imperium, thus was subject to the imperium of the Dictator, but in the Dicator’s absence, he became his representative, and exercised the same powers as the Dictator.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Theodosius I
One notes that Theodosius' magister peditum praesentalis Richomer was the uncle of Valentinian's magister equitum praesentalis Arbogast, who was effectively the sole commander of Valentinian's forces at this point.
Although Stilicho managed to increase the power of the magister peditum praesentalis to the disadvantage of his colleague the magister equitum praesentalis and claimed that Theodosius had appointed him as guardian for both his sons, this tells us more about his cunning and ambition than it does about Theodosius' constitutional arrangements.
But the office of magister militum per Occidentem, or whatever other title one wishes to use to describe the appointment of a single supreme military commander, was entirely without precedent and an obvious threat to the independence of any emperor.
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 The Battle of Halys, 430AD
Whilst the Magister Militum Praesentalis, Atulf, a Goth, was campaigning in Thrace to expel an invading army from the west, the Magister Militum per Orientem, Nikolos, a Roman Greek, decided that the time was right to rid the Empire in the East of it's Gothic Patrician.
They were led by the Magister Militum himself at the head of his loyal comitatus and his German bodyguard.
The Magister Atulf led these at the centre of their line at the head of his bodyguard.
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 The Battle of Syria,
After the overwhelming victory at The Battle of the Dunes, Nikolos, Magister Militum per Orientem, once again marched his army north for a showdown with his enemy Atulf, Magister Militum Praesentalis.
On their left were the federate Rugians deployed in a deep column some 16 ranks deep; as at the previous battles these fearsome warriors clamoured to be let at the enemy to prove their valour.
In front of the Magisters and Ulfidas' troops were the Huns of Alitta, riding to and fro raising ungodly war cries to frighten the foe.
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 Magister militum - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Magister militum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Magister militum - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Magister militum.
Here you will find more informations about Magister militum.
The orginal Magister militum article can be editet
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 Notitia Dignitatum : partibus Orientis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Magister memoriae adnotationes omnes dictat et emittit, et precibus respondet.
Magister epistolarum legationes civitatum, consultationes et preces tractat.
Magister epistolarum graecarum eas epistolas, quae graece solent emitti, aut ipse dictat aut latine dictatas transfert in graecum.
www.upmf-grenoble.fr /Haiti/Cours/Ak/notitia2.htm   (821 words)

 Read about Magister militum at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Magister militum and learn about Magister militum ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Research Magister militum and learn about Magister militum here!
Magister militum ("Master of the Soldiers") was a rank used in the later
The Magister Militum was usually the power behind the throne and was held by Stilicho,
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 The Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are also notes on provincial contenders and the office of Magister Militum.
The Magister Militum was the supreme military commander of the Western Roman Empire from the late 300's onward.
The position was usually held by Germano-Roman mercenary commanders who were the true power behind the numerous short-reigned emperors of the 5th century.
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 Late Roman Shield Patterns and the Notitia Dignitatum
It may be that an early medieval copyist grew tired of drawing so many patterns, and yet the document probably owes its continued existance because of the visual interest these very same patterns provide.
Magister Peditum's Italian command - 43 duplicated shields
Magister Equitum's Gallic command - 46 duplicated shields
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 Stilicho article - Stilicho 359 August 22 408 magister militum Roman Empire Germany Theodosius - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Stilicho article - Stilicho 359 August 22 408 magister militum Roman Empire Germany Theodosius - What-Means.com
359 - August 22, 408) was a general or magister militum of the Roman Empire.
He was born in Germany, joined the Roman army and rose to the rank of general by the reign of Theodosius I.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Stilicho   (187 words)

 Mundus died 536 536 was a Byzantine Byzantine general during...
Nothing is known of early life, except that he was originally a Gepid Gepid mercenary.
He was appointed "magister militum magister militum" of the troops in Illyria Illyria and the Danube Danube frontier in 530 530, and was responsible for repelling an invasion of the Balkans Balkans by the Slavs Slavs and Bulgars Bulgars.
In 531 531 he accompanied Belisarius Belisarius to the eastern frontier to fight the Sassanids Sassanids, and briefly took command when Belisarius was defeated at the Battle of Callinicum Battle of Callinicum.
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 Theodoric the Great August 30 Athalaric epic Italy Leo I Zeno Ostrogoth Nibelungenlied Felix Dahn afterlife   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Treated with favor by the Emperors Leo I and Zeno, he became Magister militum (or Master of Soldiers) in 483,and one year later he became consul.
He afterwards returned to live among the Ostrogoths when he was in his early twenties, and became their king in 488.
Boethius was a man of science, a dedicated Hellenist bent on translating all the works of Aristotle into Latin and harmonizing them with the works of Plato, not an easy task.
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 Late Roman Shield Patterns - Magister Militum per Thracias   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The pattern of the Tertio Diocletiana Thebaeorum looks very similar to that of Quinta Macedonica under the Magister Militum per Orientem.
Perhaps these two detachments were posted simultaneously to the same command and thus received similar shield patterns, but were later separated.
The Quartodecimani would appear to be a detachment of Legio XIIII Gemina Martia Victrix, also listed under the Dux Pannoniae primae et Norici ripensis.
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 fatherhood.ca - magister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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His early career was influenced by his relationship with Theodosius the Elder, magister militum per Gallias from 369.
These were officers hand-picked by the emperor to assist the various Roman generals in tasks such as arresting subversives.
Maximus next known assignment was on the Danube in 376, where he was dux Moesiae secundae, and was assisting Lupicinus, the magister militum per Thracias, in settling Goths on Roman territory.
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 [TMP] Magister Militum Has Moved   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Magister Militum (Chariot Miniatures, Navigator Miniatures and Noble Miniatures U.K. ) has a new address.
Once we have some of the mess under control we hope to even get a gaming table up now we have space.
Magister Militum Unit 4 The Business Centre Morgans Vale Road Redlynch Salisbury SP5 2HA
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 NPNF212. Leo the Great, Gregory the Great (iii.v.ii.i)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
, who are known to be with the glorious Magister militum Maurilius, to the end that the men of the aforesaid Maurilius, when they come to your parts, may without any impediment march along with them.
Prologom.  Velox (to whom this letter is addressed), and Maurilius and Vitalian (alluded to in it, and addressed in Epp.
29, 30), were Roman Generals (magistri militum) in command of imperial forces:  but where they were is not apparent.  From an allusion to Suana (or Soana) as within reach of the last two they may be supposed to have been somewhere in Tuscia.
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 Notitia dignitatum omnium tam civilium quam militarium in partibus Orientis.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sub dispositione viri illustris magistri militum per Orientem:
Sub dispositione viri illustris magistri militum per Thracias:
Sub dispositione viri illustris magistri militum per Illyricum:
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 Notes for ~*Aegidius "Master General" of Roman Gaul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
BIOGRAPHY: Aegidius had been a loyal supporter of, and served under, Magister Militum (G
) appointed, Aegidius, as the Magister Militum (General) of Gaul in 457.
Leo appoints Marcellinus the innovative title of "Magister Mi litum Dalmatiae".
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 [TMP] Magister Militum Uploads Final 15mm Biblical Pics
The Magister Militum of Magister Militum (Chariot) writes:
Old and Middle Kingdom Egyptian Photos Are Up We have the last of our 15mm Biblical figures now painted and up on the web.
Any comments or ideas for additions to the Biblical range would be very welcome.
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 Magister Militum E-Commerce Shop
Our own ranges are manufactured using white metal at our premises near Salisbury.
We excel in 10mm Ancients, Napoleonics & Age of Rifles (ACW, Franco Prussian, Crimean and Zulu War) in the Magister Militum range.
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