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  • He quotes both passages: in one Julianus is represented as a miser, in the other as a voluptuary.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Another Julian there was, but he was no saint but a cursed man, and was called Julianus Apostata.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 3

  • Septimius Severus outwits and kills the other three (starting with Didius Julianus), and settles down to rule Rome.

    Gibbon V

  • After Pertinax is murdered, the Prætorian Guards auction the empire to the highest bidder, one Didius Julianus.

    Gibbon V

  • But his administration lacked the funds to keep the praetorian guard in the style to which they had become accustomed under Commodus.14 In a domino effect Pertinax was brutally usurped by a former consul named Didius Julianus in March 193.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • He focuses on the murders of Commodus (the first emperor to be born the natural heir to a reigning father) and then of his chaotic successors, Pertinax (whose father was a freed slave) and Julianus (who bought the office at auction).

    Peter Stothard - Times Online - WBLG:

  • As Julianus settled into his first month in office, the discontent in Rome was widespread and was being violently directed at the guards, and briefly, a great majority of Rome's citizens rightly perceived that their political leadership and their government was completely and totally corrupt, and that this was due to militarism and the supra-legal nature of the Office of Emperor.

    Buying Power: The Sale of the Empire

  • Northerns call it, an "epic" poem; although a sketch for the Julianus

    Henrik Ibsen

  • All friends of Julianus are persecuted (Orebasius, Sallustius, Pegasius etc.), the philosopher Simonides is burned alive and the philosopher Maximus is decapitated.

    The Church-State Alliance and the future of humanity

  • Our modern day "Didius" has fared better than Julianus, who didn't live out the year.

    With Bush in their pocket, the Carlyle Group buys the "Birth Certificate of Democracy" --the Magna Carta


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