Ab excessu divid Marci
The soldiers ran down the middle of the Sacred Way and displayed the letter written by Gordian to the people ....
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from Heriodianus: History of the Empire (Volume II: Books 5-8), Loeb Classical Library Vol. 455, translated by C.R. Whittaker, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1970, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.