Thirty Tyrants
The Thirty Tyrants (Ancient Greek: οἱ τριάκοντα τύραννοι, oi triákonta týrannoi) were a pro-Spartan oligarchy installed in Athens after its defeat in the Peloponnesian War in 404 BCE. Upon Lysand...
Ten Powerful And Fearsome Women Of The Ancient World
In most civilizations of the past, it was the men who were engaged in the bloody business of war… but not always. Throughout history there have been many powerful women who have led nations or guided ...
Ten Powerful And Fearsome Women Of The Ancient World
In most civilizations of the past, it was the men who were engaged in the bloody business of war… but not always. Throughout history there have been many powerful women who have led nations or guided ...
Laelianus
Ulpius Cornelius Laelianus (also incorrectly referred to as Lollianus and Aelianus) was a usurper against Postumus, the emperor of the Gallic Empire. His revolt lasted from approximately late February...
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Balista
Balista or Ballista (died c. 261), also known in the sources with the name of "Callistus", was one of the Thirty Tyrants of the controversial Historia Augusta, and supported the rebellion of the Macri...
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Celsus (usurper)
Titus Cornelius Celsus, Roman usurper under Gallienus, one of the Thirty Tyrants enumerated by Trebellius Pollio.In the twelfth year of Gallienus' reign (265), when usurpers were springing up in every...
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Macrianus Major
Fulvius Macrianus (died 261), also called Macrianus Major, was a Roman usurper. He was one of Valerian's fiscal officers. More precisely, sources refer to him as being in charge of the whole state acc...
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Mussius Aemilianus
Lucius Mussius Aemilianus (d. 261 or 262) was a Roman usurper.Mussius Aemilianus probably was of Italian stock. He was an officer in the Roman army under Philip the Arab and Valerian. Under the latter...
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Ingenuus
Ingenuus was a Roman military commander, the imperial legate in Pannonia, who became an usurper to the throne of the emperor Gallienus when he led a brief and unsuccessful revolt in the year 260. Appo...
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Macrianus Minor
Titus Fulvius Iunius Macrianus (died 261), also known as Macrianus Minor, was a Roman usurper. He was the son of Fulvius Macrianus, also known as Macrianus Major.
Although his father was from an e...
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Quietus
Titus Fulvius Iunius Quietus (died 261) was a Roman usurper against Roman Emperor Gallienus.Quietus was the son of Fulvius Macrianus and a noblewoman, possibly named Iunia. According to Historia Augus...
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Censorinus (usurper)
Appius Claudius Censorinus was a usurper against Roman Emperor Claudius II,(in ca AD 269) according to the Historia Augusta. He is included in the list of the Thirty Tyrants.He reportedly had a lengt...
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Regalianus
P. C(assius?) Regalianus (died 260) was a Dacian general who turned against the Roman Empire and became himself emperor for a brief period, being murdered by the hands who raised him to power.
The...
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Eratosthenes (statesman)
Eratosthenes of Athens (Greek: Ἐρατοσθένης) was one of the Thirty Tyrants elected to rule the city of Athens after the Peloponnesian War (431–404 BC).Having lost the war to the Spartans, the citizens ...
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Valens (usurper)
Valens (died 250 AD) is one of the Thirty Tyrants, a list of Roman usurpers compiled by the author(s) of the Historia Augusta.According to Historia, this Valens was the uncle or great-uncle of another...
Maeonius
Maeonius (d. 266/267), or Maconius, was a short-lived Roman usurper. He is also known with the names of Odaenathus (Syncellus I p717) and Rufinus (Continuator of Cassius Dio frg. 166).He was the nephe...
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Victoria (Gallic Empire)
Victoria, also known as Vitruvia, was a leader in the Roman breakaway realm known as the Gallic Empire in the late 3rd century. She was the mother of Victorinus, who ruled as Gallic Emperor until his ...
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Against Eratosthenes
Against Eratosthenes is a speech by Lysias, one of the ten Attic orators. In the speech, Lysias accuses Eratosthenes, a member of the Thirty Tyrants who ruled Athens following the Peloponnesian War, o...
Trebellianus
Caius Annius Trebellianus (d. 260-268), also Trebatius Priscus or Trebatius Testa, was a Roman usurper listed among the thirty tyrants in the Historia Augusta. Modern historians consider this figure a...
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Victorinus
Marcus Piavonius Victorinus was emperor in the Gallic provinces from 269 to 271, following the brief reign of Marius. He was murdered by a jealous husband whose wife he tried to seduce.
Hailing fr...
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