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  • The oldest form of his story is found in the Passio ascribed to Eucherius, bishop of Lyons, c. 450, who relates how the "Theban" legion commanded by Mauritius was sent to north Italy to reinforce the army of Maximinian.
  • The cult of St Maurice and the Theban legion is found in Switzerland (where two places bear the name in Valais, besides St Moritz in Grisons), along the Rhine, and in north Italy.
  • A later manuscript suggests that he was a centurion of the Theban Legion who escaped from prison but was recaptured.
  • Egyptians - The Theban Mapping Project Homepage of the group excavating the largest tomb found in Egypt.
  • He was supposedly a soldier of the Theban Legion, martyred along with 50 soldiers in c. 304.

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