Clodius Albinus

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Clodius Albinus
Usurper o the Roman Empire
Cast in the Pushkin Museum
o a marble bust in the Louvre
Bornca. 150
Dee'd(197-02-19)19 Februar 197 (aged 46–47)
Full name
Decimus Clodius Septimius Albinus

Clodius Albinus (Laitin: Decimus Clodius Septimius Albinus Augustus;[1] ca. 150 – 19 Februar 197) wis a Roman usurper wha wis proclaimed emperor bi the legions in Breetain an Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula, comprisin modren Spain an Portugal) efter the murther o Pertinax in 193 (kent as "Year o the Five Emperors"), an wha proclaimed himsel emperor again in 196, afore his final defeat the follaein year.[2]

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  1. In Clessical Laitin, Albinus' name would be inscribed as DECIMVS CLODIVS SEPTIMIVS ALBINVS AVGVSTVS.
  2. Birley, Anthony R. (1996), "Clodius Septimius Albinus, Decimus", in Hornblower, Simon (ed.), Oxford Classical Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University Press