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.