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[22] After this course of events Hymetius was taken to the town of Ocriculum, 1 to be heard by Ampelius, prefect of the city, 2 and Maximinus, the deputy-prefect; and when it was evident that he would immediately be condemned to death, he boldly appealed to the emperor's protection, when the opportunity was given him, and, defended under the refuge of that name, saved his life.

1 Modern Otricoli.

2 He was city prefect in 371 and 372. Ammianus includes the whole time of the investigation.

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