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Twelve Emperors by Suetonius

Vitellius, Chapter 5: As a proconsul
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Having in this way through the favor of three emperors been honored not only with political positions but with distinguished priesthoods as well, he [Note 1] afterwards governed Africa as proconsul and served as curator of public works, but with varying purpose and reputation. In his province he showed exceptional integrity for two successive years, for he served as deputy to his brother, who succeeded him; but in his city offices he was said to have stolen some of the offerings and ornaments from the temples and changed others, substituting tin and brass for gold and silver.

Note 1: he = Vitellius