Exile Case

Here you will find information about an individual exile case and links which enable you to view exile locations on a map as well as visualise the relationships between people and groups using a network diagram.
Person/Group Glycerius (PLRE 2, Glycerius, 514) ( view the social network for this person / group )
Exile Date 474 - ? (from: --/--/474 to: --/--/--)
Sources Fasti Vindibonensis Priores, s.a. 474; Paschale Campanum, s.a. 474; Auctarium Prosperi Hauniensis 474 (MGH AA 9: 307); Marcellinus comes, chronica a. 474 (MGH AA 11.2:91); Jordanes, Romana 338; Jordanes, Getica 241, (MGH AA 5:43, 120); Anonymus Valesianus 2.7.36 (ed. J. Moreau (Leipzig: Teubner, 1968), 10); John of Antioch, frg. 209 (Mariev, 375); Evagrius, historia ecclesiastica 2.16 (SC 542:304-6); Theophanes, AM 5965; Malchus in Photius, bibliotheca 78;

Locations view exile locations

Location of exile's previous office Ravenna [Ravenna]
Location exiled from Ravenna [Ravenna]
Location exiled to Salona [Solin]
Location(s) arrived at Salona [Solin]
Date of arrival 474 (from: --/--/474 to: --/--/--)
Relationship to location alien place
Type of location city
Reason for leaving n/a
Location(s) exile returned to
Location of office after return
Notes Ennodius, carmina 2.82 mentions one Glycerius amongst the bishops of Milan, so he may have been promoted to that office later; however, this is probably a later interpolation and not accurate (cf. CIL V, p. 620, no 5)

Activities in Exile

Activities Related to Doctrine
Died in exile? unknown
Reason for death
Writings in Exile unknown

Legal details

Threat only no
Refuge from judicial proceedings no
Consequence of asylum no
Offenses exiled for/accused of Usurpation
Legal type of exile unknown
Additional punishments
Intended duration permanent
Actual duration unknown
Returned? unknown
Reason for return
Deposed by synod? no
Synod deposed by
Returned by synod? unknown
Synod returned by

Religious status, office and affiliation

Religious status before exile lay
Religious status during exile ??
Religious status after return n/a
Clerical or ascetic office before exile
Clerical or ascetic office during exile bishop
Clerical or ascetic office after return n/a
Enforced rank change? yes
Notes on clerical and ascetic office He was emperor before he was deposed and made a bishop
Religious affiliation before exile
Religious affiliation during exile
Religious affiliation after return
Died in exile? unknown
Reason for death


Venerated as a saint? No
Date (from: --/--/-- to: --/--/--)
Cult site

Exile Relationships: Interactions

    Iulius Nepos

  • Interaction Date 474 (from: --/--/474 to: --/--/--)
    Interaction Location Portus [Porto in Fiumicino (Lazio)]
    Office magister militum Dalmatiae
    Religious Affiliation (at time of relationship with exile)
    Religious Status (at time of relationship with exile) lay
    Relationship Quality conflict
    Responsible for exile (or exile threat) Responsible for rank change
    Yes Yes