A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology

Smith, William

A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology. William Smith, LLD, ed. 1890


1. Son of Constantius Chlorus and his second wife, Flavia Maximiana Theodora. From his half-brother, Constantine the Great, he received the title of censor, which had lain dormant since the attempt of Decius to revive it in the person of Valerian, and now appears for the last time among the dignities of Rome. Delmatius was entrusted with the task of investigating the charge brought by the Arians against Athanasius of having murdered Arsenius, bishop of Hypselis [ATHANASIUS, p. 394], and appears to have died before the year A. D. 335. (Tillemont, Histoire des Empereurs, vol. iv. p. 288.) He was the father of