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Galerius
Romuliana Galerius head.jpg
Porphyry bust o Galerius
Jynt 53rd Emperor o the Roman Empire
Ring 1 Mairch or 21 Mey 293[1][2]:4, 38[3]:288[4]:146[5]:64–5[6] – 1 Mey 305 (as Caesar, unner Diocletian)[7]
1 Mey 305 – late Aprile or early Mey 311 (as Augustus alangside Constantius (till Julie 25, 306) then Severus (till ware 307) then Constantine (frae ca. September 307; unrecognised bi Galerius' coinage frae ca. September 307 tae November 308) then Licinius (frae 11 November 308))[2]:4–6
Predecessor Maximian an Diocletian[7]
Successor Maximinus, Constantine, an Licinius[2]:7
Born ca. 260[2]:37, 46
Serdica[8] (Sofia, Bulgarie)
Dee'd Late Aprile or early Mey 311 (aged 51)[9]
Serdica (Sofia), Bulgarie
Buirial Serdica or Felix Romuliana (Gamzigrad)[10]
Spouse Galeria Valeria[2]:38
Issue Candidianus
Valeria Maximilla, Roman Empress
Full name
Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus Augustus[7]
Mither Romula (alleged)[2]:37–8

Galerius (Laitin: Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus Augustus;[11] c. 260 – Aprile or Mey 311), wis Roman Emperor frae 305 tae 311.[12]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Barnes, Constantine and Eusebius, pp. 8–9.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Barnes, New Empire .
  3. Potter, The Roman Empire at Bay .
  4. Southern, Severus to Constantine .
  5. Williams, Diocletian .
  6. The earlier dates for Galerius' appyntment hae been argued for based on the suggestion that the appyntments o Constantius an Galerius war timed tae coincide (Barnes 1981, 8–9; Southern 1999, 146). Barnes (1982, 62) argues against a datin o 21 Mey 293 in Nicomedia oreeginatin in Seston, Dioclétien, 88ff., statin that the evidence adduced (the Paschal Chronicle 521 = Chronica Minora 1.229 an Lactantius, DMP 19.2) is invalid an confused. Lactantius is commentin on Diocletian an the place whaur Diocletian wis acclaimed, an that the "Maximianus" in the text is tharefore a later gloss; the Paschal Chronicle is nae authoritative for this period for events ootside Egyp, an mey simply be commentin on the day when the laureled image o the new emperors arrived in Alexandria. Potter (2004, 650) agrees that locatin the acclamation tae Nicomedia is false, but believes that Seston's ither evidence maks a strang case for a temporal lag atween the twa Caesars' acclamations.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Barnes, New Empire, p. 4.
  8. Eutropius. Breviarivm historiae romanae, IX, 22 Template:Ref-la
  9. Lactantius, DMP 35.4. The exact date is lost in a lacuna (Barnes 1982, 6).
  10. Barnes, New Empire, p. 37.
  11. In Clessical Laitin, Galerius' name would be inscribed as GAIVS GALERIVS VALERIVS MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS.
  12. Canduci, Triumph & Tragedy .:119