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Acholius held the office of Magister Admissionum in the reign of Valerian (253—260 AD).[1] One of his works was titled Acta, and contained an account of the history of Aurelian. It was in nine books at least.[2] He also wrote the life of Alexander Severus.[3]


  1. ^ Smith, William (1867), "Acholius", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston, MA, p. 12 
  2. ^ Flavius Vopiscus, Aurel. 12
  3. ^ Lampridius Aelius, Alexander Severus 14. 48. 68

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.