Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: | 15 of 40 |

Numerianus
(193 words)

[German version]

[1] Follower of Septimius Severus

N. was a schoolteacher in Rome who, as a senator on commission from  Septimius Severus pretended to raise for him an army in Gaul. In fact he achieved considerable success in battle against the troops of  Clodius [II 1] Albinus. N. allegedly seized 70 million sesterces for Severus, after whose victory in AD 97 N. renounced all his privileges and was content with only a small maintenance pension (Cass. Dio 7…

Cite this page
Franke, Thomas (Bochum) and Birley, A. R. (Düsseldorf), “Numerianus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 27 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e826360>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲