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Geta, P. Septi'mius

a brother of Septimius Severus, after having held the offices of quaestor, praetor of Crete, and of Cyrene, was elevated to the consulship in A. D. 203, along with Plautianus [PLAUTIANUS], and appears at one time to have entertained hopes of being preferred to his nephews. He is said to have revealed to the emperor with his dying breath the ambitious schemes of Plautianus, whom he hated, but no longer feared; and it is certain that from this period the influence of the favourite began to wane. (D. C. 76.2; Spartian. Sept. Sev. 8, 10, 14; Gruter, Corpus Inscripp. mxcix. 7.)


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