Quintillus, M. Aurelius
The brother of the emperor M. Aurelius Claudius, who was elevated to the throne by the
troops whom he commanded at Aquileia, in A.D. 270. But as the army at Sirmium, where Claudius
died, had proclaimed Aurelian emperor, Quintillus put an end to his own life, seeing himself
deserted by his own soldiers, to whom the rigour of his discipline had given offence (Eutrop.
ix. 12; Zos.i. 47