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1) Probus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...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...

2) Carus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman emperor (282-83). Praetorian prefect under Probus, he was made emperor by the soldiers after the murder of Probus. Leaving his son Carinus in command of the...

3) Essenes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Jewish religious order, originating in the 2d cent. B.C. The chief sources of information about the Essenes are Pliny the Elder, Philo's Quod omnius probus liber,...

4) Diocletian. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman emperor (284-305), b. near Salona, Dalmatia (the modern Split, Croatia). Of humble birth, he obtained high military command under Probus and Aurelian and fought...

5) Tacitus, Roman emperor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman emperor (275-76). An elderly senator with a reputation for honesty and vigor, he was chosen by the senate to succeed the murdered Aurelian. He failed to restore...

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