One of the Thirty Tyrants
(q.v.). He was a
general of Valerian, by whom he was much beloved. Disgusted by the debauchery of Gallienus,
he accepted from the soldiers the title of emperor, but was put to death by the troops, who
could not endure the sternness of his discipline (Trebell. Poll. Trig. Tyr.
A native of Gaul and an able officer, appointed by Aurelian commander of the Eastern
frontier, and proclaimed emperor at Alexandria during the reign of Probus, by whose soldiers
he was eventually slain (Vopisc. Saturn.