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Honorius Flavius

A Roman emperor of the

Coin of the Emperor Honorius.

West, A.D. 395-423, the second son of Theodosius the Great. During his minority the able Stilicho was regent, but in 408 was charged with treason and put to death. In the reign of Honorius, Alaric (q. v.) took and plundered Rome (410 A.D.), while the emperor led a life of ease at Ravenna.

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