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Vitellius, Aulus

(ô`ləs vĭtĕl`ēəs), A.D. 15–A.D. 69, Roman emperor (A.D. 69). He was made commander of the legions on the lower Rhine by GalbaGalba
(Servius Sulpicius Galba) , 3 B.C.–A.D. 69, Roman emperor (A.D. 68–A.D. 69). He distinguished himself in a political and military career as praetor (A.D. 20), governor of Aquitania, consul (A.D. 33), commander in Gaul, and governor of Hispania Tarraconensis (A.
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 in A.D. 68. On Galba's death he was proclaimed emperor at Colonia Agrippina (now Cologne). The generals who favored him defeated his rival, OthoOtho, Marcus Salvius
, A.D. 32–A.D. 69, Roman emperor (Jan.–April, A.D. 69). He was a friend of Nero, and his wife, Poppaea Sabina, became Nero's mistress; Otho was repaid (A.D. 58) with the province of Lusitania. In A.D.
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, in Italy, and Vitellius was briefly the emperor. He distinguished himself by extravagance, debauchery, and general incompetence. When his rival in the East, VespasianVespasian
(Titus Flavius Vespasianus) , A.D. 9–A.D. 79, Roman emperor (A.D. 69–A.D. 79), founder of the Flavian dynasty. The son of a poor family, he made his way in the army by sheer ability.
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, moved into Italy, Vitellius quickly lost his supporters. His troops were defeated at Cremona, and Vitellius fought with Vespasian's brother, Flavius Sabinus, in Rome. When Vespasian's troops entered Rome, Vitellius was captured while in hiding and murdered.
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And again, when Mucianus encourageth Vespasian, to take arms against Vitellius, he saith, We rise not against the piercing judgment of Augustus, nor the extreme caution or closeness of Tiberius.
The gold aureus coin is from the reign of Vitellius, who was emperor for only eight months in AD69, and the silver denarii coins date from 32-31BC to AD81-96.
The Pilgrimage of the Life of Man (MS Cotton Vitellius c.
Valsecchi regards the Frans Floris Self-Portrait with Willem Key in discussion with Titus, Caius and Vitellius as a kind of manifesto, an ideal of a classical Academy: 'It is about the importance of the roots of their culture, any culture.
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Caput imperii et decora omnium prouinciarum ad poenam uocare non hercule illi, quos cum maxime Vitellius in nos ciet, Germani audeant.
But the city will burn unless Valerius can persuade the false emperor Vitellius to give up his claim to the throne.
Finally, Elizabeth Watkins discusses the badly burnt British Library, Cotton Vitellius D.
Ensuite, en 69, les messagers qui transmettent a Vitellius la nouvelle de sa reconnaissance par les armees d'Orient sont aussi des speculatores.
Aglcecwif and AElfscinu: Translation and Lexical Interpretation in the Reading of Two Idesa from Cotton Vitellius A.
Also in Roman, the general Vitellius paid the expenses of an entire military campaign with the funds from selling one pearl from his mother's collection, while Caesar was said to have invaded Britain for the freshwater pearls to be found here.
Indeed, when the Senate refused to admit the followers of Jesus as members of a licit religion (religio licita) in the Empire, Tiberius, by means of his legatus Lucius Vitellius, in A.