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On January 3rd, 69, Fabius Valens, who had been left unrewarded for the murder
of Fonteius Capito, induced the army of the lower Rhine to acclaim its own
commander, A. Vitellius, as emperor, and the forces of Upper Germany promptly
At the news of Otho's death the Senate transferred the imperial prerogative to
Vitellius without waiting for orders, and the provincial governors gave him
allegiance, if only to prepare their next move at leisure. § 4. VITELLIUS After the
battle of ...
with the Batavians of the lower Rhine region, who had rendered good service to
Vitellius in the spring campaign of 69 (p. 601), but had since been aggrieved by a
harshly enforced demand for additional troops in the ensuing summer.
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