Urbanus (usurper)

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Urbanus was a Roman usurper.

History[edit]

Urbanus declared himself emperor in either 271 or 272 AD, during the reign of Aurelian.[1] He likely staged his revolt in Dalmatia.[2] He was quickly defeated.[3][4] He is possibly fictional.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mennen 2011, p. 255.
  2. ^ Kean & Frey 2005, p. 154.
  3. ^ White 2005, p. 84.
  4. ^ Vagi 2000, p. 365.
  5. ^ Barbieri 1952, p. 410.

Books[edit]

  • Barbieri, Guido (1952). Albo senatorio da Settimio Severo a Carino. Rome: A. Signorelli. OCLC 7341065. 
  • Kean, Roger Michael; Frey, Oliver (2005). The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome. Ludlow: Thalamus. ISBN 9781902886053. 
  • Mennen, Inge (2011). Power and status in the Roman Empire, AD 193-284. Leiden: Brill. ISBN 9789004203594. 
  • White, John F. (2005). Restorer of the World: The Roman Emperor Aurelian. Staplehurst: Spellmount. ISBN 9781862272507. 
  • Vagi, David L. (2000). Coinage and History of the Roman Empire, c. 82 B.C.- A.D. 480. Fitzroy Dearborn. ISBN 9781579583163. 

External links[edit]

  • "Urbanus", s.v. "Aurelian", De Imperatoribus Romanis site