Friday, November 25, 2011

Murphysboro Centuries, 3rd secular

Claudius II Gothicus, 268-270 AD
- army had liked Gallienus, thought Claudius had a hand in his death - won victories over the Goths, but new invaders (including the Vandals) appeared - on his way to the battle, an outbreak of the continuing plague struck the army and Claudius died from it

Quintillus, 270 AD
- brother of Claudius, but he wasted too much time, was deserted by the soldiers and killed himself

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