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Probus

(Marcus Aurelius Probus) (prō`bəs), d. 282, Roman emperor (276–82), b. Pannonia. He was governor of the East under Marcus Claudius TacitusTacitus
(Marcus Claudius Tacitus) , d. 276, Roman emperor (275–76). An elderly senator with a reputation for honesty and vigor, he was chosen by the senate to succeed the murdered Aurelian.
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, whom he succeeded as emperor. He defeated the barbarians in Gaul and in Illyria. He reformed the administration and embellished Rome with fine buildings. His troops mutinied, and he was killed. His successor was Marcus Aurelius CarusCarus
(Marcus Aurelius Carus) , d. 283, Roman emperor (282–83). Praetorian prefect under Probus, he was made emperor by the soldiers after the murder of Probus. Leaving his son Carinus in command of the West, Carus and another son, Numerianus, went on a campaign in the
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We are particularly pleased to welcome the Probus members in our 90th anniversary year.
If anyone is interested to find out more they can contact me, Barry Chiles, Secretary, Cardiff North Probus Group, Tel 029 2069 3395 or email me at chileshb@tiscali.
If Lohenstein had been using an edition of Nepos either edited by Ernesti or an earlier version of an edition like van Staveren's 1734 variorum Nepos containing excerpts of Ernesti's remarks, it is easy to explain why he (Lohenstein) can cite Probus (Nepos) in his own note to Agrippina's claim about the Persians, since the Persian connection would have jumped up at him off the page.
Pictured at Stokesley & District Probus Club's |most recent talk are, from left: speaker/finder Dick Hawkins, Gordon Henderson, chairman Keith Waller and secretary Peter Robinson
He was a lovely man, Bill really was," said Probus Club secretary Bernard Peach.
NEW LOCAL LANDMARK: Members of the Probus club take a look at Bedworth's gold postbox during a visit to the town
O'Brien has been sending out chase winners at an impressive strike-rate of 31 per cent this season and the booking of another former Twiston-Davies employee in Paddy Brennan - who knows Father Probus well having partnered him on five of his nine starts - gives further encouragement for a big run.
A, PROBUS HOSPITAL SHOP and the Staff at Southport H o s p i t a l f o r a l l t h e i r support, and for all the generous donations received for Queenscourt Hospice.
Probus has a fleet of more than 100 vehicles and is located on the Howard Street industrial estate.
In the short term, thanks to the Probus Club of Pontypridd, we have invested in a small library, which has been of great help, especially to parents of newly diagnosed children.
Membership of the Grand Lodge of England, Rotary, Round Table, Probus and others expect a high degree of probity of its members.
LOUGHBOROUGH Probus Club have moved from their old base in the Carillon rooms to a new venue, Junction23 restaurant .