Battle of the Save

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Battle of the Save
Date 388
Location Sava river, near Siscia, modern Croatia
Result Eastern Roman victory
Eastern Roman Empire forces of Magnus Maximus
Commanders and leaders
Theodosius I Magnus Maximus

The Battle of the Save was fought in 388 between the forces of Roman usurper Magnus Maximus and the Eastern Roman Empire.[1] Emperor Theodosius I defeated Magnus Maximus's army in battle. Later Maximus was captured and executed at Aquileia.


  1. ^ An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors; Pan. Lat. II.34