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Carus(Marcus Aurelius Carus) (kâr`əs), d. 283, Roman emperor (282–83). Praetorian prefect under ProbusProbus
(Marcus Aurelius Probus) , d. 282, Roman emperor (276–82), b. Pannonia. He was governor of the East under Marcus Claudius Tacitus, whom he succeeded as emperor. He defeated the barbarians in Gaul and in Illyria.
..... Click the link for more information. , he was made emperor by the soldiers after the murder of Probus. Leaving his son CarinusCarinus
(Marcus Aurelius Carinus) , d. 285, Roman emperor (283–85). He was the son of Carus, who left Carinus as ruler in the West when he went to the East on a campaign against the Parthians.
..... Click the link for more information. in command of the West, Carus and another son, Numerianus, went on a campaign in the East. He defeated the Sarmatians, successfully attacked the Parthians, and took Ctesiphon. Soon afterward he died mysteriously.