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Gaius Pius Esuvius Tetricus was Emperor of the Gallic Empire (Imperium Galliarum), reigning 271-274, succeeding the murdered Victorinus and ending with his surrender on the battlefield to the Roman emperor Aurelian. [1]

43 relations: Antoninianus, Argentoratum, Augustan History, Aurelian, Aurelius Victor, Barbarous radiate, Battle of Châlons (274), Bordeaux, Caesar (title), Châlons-en-Champagne, Claudius Gothicus, Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium, Corrector, Domitianus II, Eutropius (historian), Faustinus, Flavius Antiochianus, Gallia Aquitania, Gallia Belgica, Gallia Narbonensis, Gallic Empire, History of Trier, John Zonaras, List of Roman consuls, Loire, Marcus Claudius Tacitus, Placidianus, Pomponius Bassus (consul 259 & 271), Praeses, Roman Britain, Roman emperor, Roman Empire, Roman Gaul, Roman Italy, Roman triumph, Tetricus II, Thirty Tyrants (Roman), Titus Flavius Postumius Quietus, Victoria (Gallic Empire), Victorinus, Virgil, Virius Orfitus, Zosimus.


The Antoninianus was a coin used during the Roman Empire thought to have been valued at 2 denarii.

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Argentoratum or Argentorate was the ancient name of the French city of Strasbourg.

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Augustan History

The Augustan History (Latin: Historia Augusta) is a late Roman collection of biographies, in Latin, of the Roman Emperors, their junior colleagues and usurpers of the period 117 to 284.

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Aurelian (Lucius Domitius Aurelianus Augustus; 9 September 214 or 215 – September or October 275), was Roman Emperor from 270 to 275.

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Aurelius Victor

Sextus Aurelius Victor (c. 320 – c. 390) was a historian and politician of the Roman Empire.

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Barbarous radiate

Barbarous radiates are imitations of the antoninianus, a type of coin issued during the Roman Empire, which are so named due to their crude style and prominent radiate crown worn by the emperor.

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Battle of Châlons (274)

The Battle of Châlons was fought in 274 between Roman Emperor Aurelian and Emperor Tetricus I of the Gallic Empire.

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Bordeaux (Gascon: Bordèu; Bordele) is a port city on the Garonne River in the Gironde department in southwestern France.

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Caesar (title)

Caesar (English Caesars; Latin Caesares) is a title of imperial character.

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Châlons-en-Champagne is a city in France.

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Claudius Gothicus

Claudius II (Marcus Aurelius Valerius Claudius Augustus;Jones, pg. 209 May 10, 213 – January 270), commonly known as Claudius Gothicus, was Roman Emperor from 268 to 270.

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Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium

Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium was the Roman colony in the Rhineland from which the German city of Cologne developed.

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A corrector (English plural correctors) is a person who or object that practices correction, usually by removing or rectifying errors.

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Domitianus II

Domitian (disambiguation) Domitianus was probably a Roman soldier of the mid-third century AD who was acclaimed Emperor, probably in northern Gaul, in late 270 or early 271 AD and struck coins to advertise his elevation.

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Eutropius (historian)

Flavius Eutropius was an Ancient Roman historian who flourished in the latter half of the 4th century.

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Faustinus was an usurper against Tetricus I, the last emperor of the Gallic Empire.

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Flavius Antiochianus

Flavius Antiochianus (flourished 3rd century) was a prominent Roman politician during the reigns of the Roman emperors Gallienus, Claudius Gothicus, Quintillus and Aurelian, in the period referred to as the Crisis of the Third Century in the Roman Empire.

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Gallia Aquitania

Gallia Aquitania, also known as Aquitaine or Aquitaine Gaul, was a province of the Roman Empire.

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Gallia Belgica

Gallia Belgica (Belgic Gaul) was a province of the Roman empire located in Belgium, present-day northern France, Luxembourg, part of the present-day Netherlands below the Rhine, and the German Rhineland.

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Gallia Narbonensis

Gallia Narbonensis (Latin for "Gaul of Narbonne", from its chief settlement) was a Roman province located in what is now Languedoc and Provence, in southern France.

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Gallic Empire

The Gallic Empire (Imperium GalliarumThe state was never officially styled as Imperium Galliarum on the official monuments, inscriptions or coins that have survived; rather, the phrase comes from a phrase in Eutropius (Galliarum accepit imperium, " command of the Gallic provinces", Drinkwater 1987, p. 15). Instead, the titles and administrative structures of the empire followed their Roman models (Drinkwater 1987, pp. 126-127).) is the modern name for a breakaway part of the Roman Empire that functioned de facto as a separate state from 260 to 274.

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History of Trier

Trier in Rhineland-Palatinate, whose history dates to the Roman Empire, is often claimed to be the oldest city in Germany.

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John Zonaras

John Zonaras (Ἰωάννης Ζωναρᾶς, Iōánnēs Zōnarâs; fl. 12th century) was a Byzantine chronicler and theologian who lived at Constantinople.

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List of Roman consuls

This is a list of Roman consuls, the highest elected political office of the Roman Republic and a high office of the Empire.

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The Loire (Léger; Liger) is the longest river in France.

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Marcus Claudius Tacitus

Tacitus (Marcus Claudius Tacitus Augustus;Jones, pg. 873 c. 200 – June 276), was Roman Emperor from 275 to 276.

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Iulius Placidianus was a Roman general of the 3rd century.

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Pomponius Bassus (consul 259 & 271)

Pomponius Bassus stus (220-after 271) was a Roman Senator of Anatolian descent who lived in the Roman Empire.

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Praeses (Latin praesides) is a Latin word meaning "placed before" or "at the head".

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Roman Britain

Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") is the name given to the areas of the island of Great Britain that were governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 409 or 410.

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Roman emperor

The Roman emperor was the ruler of the Roman State during the imperial period (starting in 27 BC).

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Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum; Ancient and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων Basileia tōn Rhōmaiōn) was the post-Republican period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Roman Gaul

Roman Gaul consisted of an area of provincial rule in the Roman Empire, in modern-day France, southern Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, western Switzerland and western Germany.

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Roman Italy

Roman Italy was created officially by the Roman Emperor Augustus with the Latin name Italia.

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Roman triumph

The Roman triumph (triumphus) was a civil ceremony and religious rite of ancient Rome, held to publicly celebrate and sanctify the success of a military commander who had led Roman forces to victory in the service of the state, or originally and traditionally, one who had successfully completed a foreign war.

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Tetricus II

Caius Pius Esuvius Tetricus (also seen as Gaius Pius Esuvius Tetricus but better known in English as Tetricus II) was the son of Tetricus I, Emperor of the Gallic Empire (270-274).

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Thirty Tyrants (Roman)

The Thirty Tyrants (Latin: Tyranni Triginta) were a series of thirty rulers who appear in the Historia Augusta as having ostensibly been pretenders to the throne of the Roman Empire during the reign of the emperor Gallienus.

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Titus Flavius Postumius Quietus

(Titus Flavius) Postumius Quietus (fl. 3rd century AD) was a Roman senator who was appointed consul in AD 272.

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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.

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Marcus Piavonius VictorinusMartindale, p. 965Some of the inscriptions record his name as M. Piavvonius Victorinus, as does the first release of coins from the Colonia mint.

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Publius Vergilius Maro (October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period.

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Virius Orfitus

Virius Orfitus was a Roman statesman who served as Consul in 270 and Praefectus urbi from 273 to 274.

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Zosimus (Ζώσιμος; also known by the Latin name Zosimus Historicus, i.e. "Zosimus the Historian"; fl. 490s–510s) was a Byzantine historian who lived in Constantinople during the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Anastasius I (491–518).

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