Definitions for galbaˈgæl bə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Gal•baˈgæl bə(n.)

  1. Servius Sulpicius, 5? b .c .–a .d . 69, Roman emperor a .d . 68–69.

    Category: Ancient History, Biography

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  1. Galba

    Galba, was Roman Emperor for seven months from 68 to 69. Galba was the governor of Hispania Tarraconensis, and made a bid for the throne during the rebellion of Julius Vindex. He was the first emperor of the Year of the Four Emperors.

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  1. Galba

    a Roman emperor from June 68 to January 69, elected at the age of 70 by the Gallic legions to succeed Nero, but for his severity and avarice was slain by the Prætorian guard, who proclaimed Otho emperor in his stead.


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