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Carus: Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Chapter 12 Part 3 -
Following the assassination of Probus, the Praetorian prefect Carus was on hand and was well placed to succeed. He rapidly took over and he seemed to know what he was doing. He was about 60 with two sons and with none of the liberal inclinations of Probus. He did not trouble to get approval from … Continue reading Carus: Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Chapter 12 Part 3