Encyclopedia > Florianus

  Article Content

Florianus

Marcus Annius Florianus Pius was chosen by the army in the west to succeed Tacitus in 276. The army in the east, on the other hand, chose Probus; the two met in battle, and when it was clear Probus had the superior force, Florianus was assassinated by his own troops. He was emperor for 88 days.

Preceded by:
Tacitus (275-276)
Roman emperors
Followed by:
Probus (276-282)



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
TLAs from YAA to ZZZ

... YZM[?] YZN[?] YZO[?] YZP[?] YZQ[?] YZR[?] YZS[?] YZT[?] YZU[?] YZV[?] YZW[?] YZX[?] YZY[?] YZZ[?] ZAA[?] ZAB[?] ZAC[?] ZAD[?] ZAE[?] ZAF[?] ZAG[?] ZAH[?] ZAI[?] ...