Numerian in Roman Biography

Nu-me'ri-an, [Lat. Numeria'nus; Fr. Numeriex, nu'mS're4,N',| (Marcus Aurelius,) son of Cams, succeeded him as Emperor of Rome in 284 A.D., in conjunction with his brother Carinus. He was afterwards put to death in the same year, as is supposed, by his fatherin- law, Arrius, and Diocletian was chosen emperor. Numerianus was famed as an orator and a poet. His character is said to have been excellent. See Vopiscus, " Numerianus."

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