Pertinax

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Pertinax
19t Emperor o the Roman Empire
Alba Iulia National Museum of the Union 2011 - Possible Statue of Roman Emperor Pertinax Close Up, Apulum.JPG
Statue o Pertinax, Naitional Museum o the Union, Alba-Iulia, Romanie
Ring1 Januar 193 – 28 Mairch 193
PredecessorCommodus
SuccessorDidius Julianus
Born1 August 126(126-08-01)
Alba Pompeia, Italia
Dee'd28 Mairch 193(193-03-28) (aged 66)
Roum, Italia
BuirialRoum
Wife
Full name
Publius Helvius Pertinax (frae birth tae accession);
Caesar Publius Helvius Pertinax Augustus (as emperor)
DynastyNone
FaitherHelvius Successus

Pertinax (Laitin: Publius Helvius Pertinax Augustus;[1] 1 August 126 – 28 Mairch 193) wis Roman Emperor for three month in 193.[2] He is kent as the first emperor o the tumultuous Year o the Five Emperors. A heich-rankin militar an Senatorial figure,[3] he tried tae restore discipline in the Praetorian Guards, whaurupon thay rebelled an killed him. Upon his daith he wis succeedit bi Didius Julianus, whose reign wis similarly short.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. In Clessical Laitin, Pertinax's name would be inscribed as PVBLIVS HELVIVS PERTINAX AVGVSTVS.
  2. Thomas, History of the Roman Empire from the time of Vespasian to the Extinction of the Western Empire (1853), pg. 158. Although Commodus was killed on 31 December 192, Pertinax was not acclaimed emperor until 1 January 193.
  3. Bowman, pg. 1