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Among a whole crop of fresh pretenders an officer named C. Traianus Decius left
his command in Dacia to invade Italy and made good his claim by killing Philip in
a set battle near Verona (249). In deserting his post on the Danube, Decius ...
... they pressed the choice of the next emperor upon a disillusioned and
distrustful Senate, which reduced the army's offer ad absurdum Ephemeral by
appointing against his own will a septuagenarian named M. "nperors : Cornelius
In 296 an adventurer named Achilleus assumed the imperial title at Alexandria,
but he was promptly crushed by Diocletian in person. In 286 an officer of
Menapian origin, M. Aurelius Carausius, Carausius who had been appointed to ...
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