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Marcus Severus Didius Julianus (133193) was emperor of the Roman Empire from 28 March until 1 June 193. He ascended the throne after buying it from the Praetorian Guard, who had assassinated his predecessor Pertinax. This incited the Roman Civil War of 193-197. Julianus was ousted and sentenced to death by his successor, Septimius Severus. Image File history File links Didius Julianus, 193 AD. AE Dupondius. ... Image File history File links Didius Julianus, 193 AD. AE Dupondius. ... Events Julius Severus, governor of Britain, is sent to Palestine to quell a revolt Births Athenagoras of Athens, a Christian apologist January 30, Didius Julianus, Roman Emperor Deaths Categories: 133 ... Events June 1 – Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is assassinated in his palace. ... The Roman Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Ancient Roman polity in the centuries following its reorganization under the leadership of Octavian (better known as Caesar Augustus). ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in Leap years). ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... Events June 1 – Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is assassinated in his palace. ... The Praetorian Guard (sometimes Prætorian Guard) (in Latin: praetoriani) comprised a special force of bodyguards used by Roman emperors. ... Pertinax (Archaeological museum, Antakya) Publius Helvius Pertinax (August 1, 126 - March 28, 193) was proclaimed Roman Emperor the morning following the assassination of Commodus on December 31, AD 192. ... Events Roman Emperor Septimius Severus sacks Ctesiphon and captures an enormous number of its inhabitants as slaves. ... Emperor Septimius Severus Lucius Septimius Severus, (April 11, 146 - February 4, 211) was Roman emperor from April 9, 193 to 211. ...


Julianus was born to Quintus Petronius Didius Julianus and Aemilia Clara, a noble family from Milan. His date of birth is given as January 30, 133 by Cassius Dio and February 2, 137 by the Historia Augusta. Didius Julianus was raised by Domitia Lucilla, the mother of Marcus Aurelius. He was consul in 175. Location within Italy Piazza della Scala Milan (Italian: Milano; Milanese dialect: Milán) is the main city in northern Italy, and is located in the plains of Lombardy, the most populated and developed Italian region. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Dio Cassius Cocceianus (155–after 229), known in English as Dio Cassius or Cassius Dio, was a noted Roman historian and public servant. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Augustan History (Lat. ... Marcus Aurelius alabaster bust. ... For modern diplomatic consuls, see Consulate general. ... Events Pope Eleuterus succeeds Pope Soter (approximate date) Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius defeats the Marcomanni. ...


After the murder of his predecessor, Pertinax, the throne was sold by auction by the Praetorian Guard. Didius Julianus offered every soldier 25,000 sestertii, outbidding City Prefect Titus Flavius Sulpicianus. Threatened by the military, the Senate declared him emperor. His wife, Manlia Scantilla, and his daughter, Didia Clara, both received the title Augusta. Pertinax (Archaeological museum, Antakya) Publius Helvius Pertinax (August 1, 126 - March 28, 193) was proclaimed Roman Emperor the morning following the assassination of Commodus on December 31, AD 192. ... An auctioneer and her assistants scan the crowd for bidders An auction is the process of buying and selling things by offering them up for bid, taking bids, and then selling the item to the highest bidder. ... The sestertius was an ancient Roman coin. ... The Roman Senate (Latin, Senatus) was a deliberative body which was important in the government of both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. ... An emperor is a (male) monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. ... Augusta is the name of several places: Augusta, Italy (Sicily) Augusta, Western Australia, Australia Augusta, Ontario, Canada North Augusta, Ontario, Canada South Augusta, Ontario, Canada Augusta, Arkansas, United States of America Augusta, Georgia, United States of America Augusta, Kansas, United States of America Augusta, Maine, United States of America Augusta...


The auction proved highly unpopular, and three generals in different parts of the empire (Pescennius Niger in Syria, Clodius Albinus in Britain, and Septimius Severus in Pannonia) wasted no time in taking advantage of the situation by rising in rebellion. Septimius Severus marched on Rome, ousted Didius Julianus and had him decapitated. He dismissed the Praetorian Guard and executed the soldiers who had killed Pertinax. Pescennius Niger as emperor. ... Decimus Clodius Albinus (c. ... Emperor Septimius Severus Lucius Septimius Severus, (April 11, 146 - February 4, 211) was Roman emperor from April 9, 193 to 211. ... Position of the Roman province of Pannonia Pannonia is an ancient country bounded north and east by the Danube, conterminous westward with Noricum and upper Italy, and southward with Dalmatia and upper Moesia. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... // Beheading—Facsimile of a Miniature on Wood in the Cosmographie Universelle of Munster: in folio, Basle, 1552. ...


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Preceded by:
Pertinax
Roman Emperor
193
Succeeded by:
Septimius Severus


Pertinax (Archaeological museum, Antakya) Publius Helvius Pertinax (August 1, 126 - March 28, 193) was proclaimed Roman Emperor the morning following the assassination of Commodus on December 31, AD 192. ... This is a list of Roman Emperors with the dates they controlled the Roman Empire. ... Emperor Septimius Severus Lucius Septimius Severus, (April 11, 146 - February 4, 211) was Roman emperor from April 9, 193 to 211. ...


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Roman Emperors - DIR Didius Julianus (883 words)
Didius Julianus was born 29 January, probably in Milan and in the year 137.
Didius Julianus was prevented from entering the camp, but he began to make promises to the soldiers from outside the wall.
Didius Julianus sent threats and assassins to no avail, and the envoys he entrusted to negotiate with Severus kept defecting to his rival's side.
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