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[3] Emperor for a short time, 3rd cent.

Was elevated to emperor by the army at the time of Gallienus, but killed by the soldiers a short time afterwards because of his severity (SHA Tyr. Trig. 23; cf. SHA Firmus 11,1; SHA Gall. 9,1).


Kienast 2, 230 

PLRE 1, 805 no. 1.

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[4] Imperator Caesar …

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Franke, Thomas (Bochum), Gutsfeld, Andreas (Münster) and Portmann, Werner (Berlin), “Saturninus”, 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 13 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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