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Probus

Probus (Marcus Aurelius Probus) (prōˈbəs), 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. He reformed the administration and embellished Rome with fine buildings. His troops mutinied, and he was killed. His successor was Marcus Aurelius Carus.
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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.co.uk | Barry Chiles Cardiff
Lohenstein's citation in his notes of the preface by Aemilius Probus refers to the opening chapter of Cornelius Nepos's De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium (On the Great Leaders of Foreign Lands, first century B.C.), a collection of biographies of famous men, attributed by some until the beginning of our own century to the compiler Aemilius Probus.(35) Nepos's preface refers, however, not to Persian customs, as Nero's remark might indicate, but to those of the Greeks.
Mr Westnidge said: "Probus is an organisation giving retired gentleman in Hednesford and surrounding areas the chance to embrace life to the full and we would really like to invite all local retired gentleman to join in the group."
The Probus magazine is still available from the secretary.
MEMBERS of Elland (Men's) Probus Club paid tribute to one of their members who passed away, Members stood in silent tribute to former president Norman Dyson, who died five days into the New Year.
STOKESLEY & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB: A recent speaker at the Stokesley & District Probus Club was Gordon Henderson, who has been involved with the excavations and research at Binchester Fort near Bishop Auckland.
His links with the local area remained strong, however, and each month he attended Bloxwich Probus Club.
Members of the Nuneaton Probus club, for retired professional business people, had their photograph taken alongside the postbox during a tour around the nearby Almshouses.
Father Probus 3.20 Lingfield This five-year-old showed promise over hurdles for Nigel Twiston-Davies last season and it is interesting that he has been moved to the stable of Twiston-Davies's former head lad Fergal O'Brien for this campaign.
E , ROC, R.A.F.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.
North Shields Probus retired Professional and Businessmen's Club meet at Marden Residents, in Bavington Gardens on Wednesdays between 10.15am and noon.