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Pertinax

(Publius Helvius Pertinax) (pûr`tĭnăks), 126–193, Roman emperor (193), b. Liguria. Formerly a general, he reluctantly succeeded CommodusCommodus
(Lucius Aelius Aurelius Commodus) , 161–192, Roman emperor (180–192), son and successor of Marcus Aurelius. In 180, reversing his father's foreign policy, he concluded peace with the German and the Sarmatian tribes and returned to his licentious pleasures in
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 on the throne. Attempting to curb license in the Praetorian Guard, he was slain by a soldier, thus ending his brief reign of three months. Didius JulianusDidius Julianus
(Marcus Didius Salvius Julianus) , d. 193, Roman emperor (193). He was consul under Pertinax, on whose death the Praetorian Guard received bids for the position of emperor. Didius bid highest and became emperor.
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 succeeded him.
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Under the monstrous emperor Commodus, who succeeded his father, Marcus Aurelius, the Praetorian Guard enjoyed a privileged life; and although the Guard found the murder of Commodus to its taste, for he had disgraced all Rome by fighting in the amphitheater as a gladiator, the Praetorians murdered his virtuous successor, Pertinax, with equal alacrity.
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