Scriptores Historiae Augustae
Die VII kal. Octob. cum in Curiam Pompilianam ordo amplissimus consedisset, Velius Cornificius Gordianus consul dixit....
On the seventh day before the Kalends of October, when the most noble body had assembled in the Senate-house of Pompilius, Velius Cornificius Gordianus the consul spoke as follows....
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from Scriptores Historiae Augustae: Volume III. The Two Valerians. The Two Gallieni. The Thirty Pretenders. The Deified Claudius. The Deified Aurelian. Tacitus. Probus. Firmus, Saturninus, Proculus and Bonosus. Carus, Carinus and Numerian, Loeb Classical Library Vol. 263, translated by D. Magie, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1932, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.