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1) Vitellius, Aulus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Colonia Agrippina (now Cologne). The generals who favored him defeated his rival, Otho, in Italy, and Vitellius was briefly the emperor. He distinguished himself...

2) Civilis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Batavian chief who chose the unsettled period at the fall of Nero to raise a revolt in Germany, which quickly spread to Gaul (A.D. 69-70). Its chief effect was to...

3) Paulinus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Under Claudius I he was stationed (A.D. 42) in Mauretania, and he advanced inland past the Atlas Mts. In A.D. 59 he had the command in Britain. While on a campaign...

4) Otho, Marcus Salvius. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Poppaea Sabina, became Nero's mistress; Otho was repaid (A.D. 58) with the province of Lusitania. In A.D. 68 he joined the revolt of Galba against Nero, but on Galba's...

5) Vespasian. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The son of a poor family, he made his way in the army by sheer ability. He served in Germany and in Britain (where he conquered the Isle of Wight) and was made consul...

6) Rome, city, Italy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italy and see of the pope, whose residence, Vatican City (see under Vatican), is a sovereign state within the city of Rome. Rome is also the capital of Latium, a...

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