The Resolution Of Mevius

We find a stirring anecdote in the history of Valerius Maximus that does not appear in any other ancient source.  There was once a centurion named Mevius who fought for Octavian (who would eventually become Caesar Augustus) during the civil war between him and Antony.  Of Mevius we know very little; even his full name has eluded history.

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