Unable to gain popularity with the people or maintain the support of the Praetorian Guard, Galba was murdered by Otho, who then became emperor. Servius Sulpicius Galba, praetor in 54 BC. 3 B.C.–A.D. Galba seized the property of Roman citizens, disbanded the German legions, and did not pay the Praetorians and the soldiers who fought against Vindex. [15], Upon becoming emperor, Galba was faced by the rebellion of Nymphidius Sabinus, who had his own aspirations for the imperial throne. His hands and feet were so distorted by gout that he could not endure a shoe for long, unroll a book, or even hold one. Through his paternal grandfather ("more eminent for his learning than for his rank — for he did not advance beyond the grade of praetor" and who "published a voluminous and painstaking history", and, according to Suetonius, predicted his rise to power), he was descended from Servius Sulpicius Galba. [23] They also resented Galba's purges of their officers and fellow soldiers (this was especially true of the men from the fleet). Familia sua erat praedives et nobilis, at Galba primorum sex imperatorum non cognatus erat. [31], "Servius Sulpicius Galba" redirects here. [29] Galba's head was bought for 100 gold pieces by a freeman who threw it at Sessorium where his master Patrobius Neronianus had been killed by Galba. consul suffectus erat, frater maior Gaius Sulpicius Galba anno 22 consul ordinarius creatus anno 36 morte voluntaria obiit. [8], Servius Sulpicius Galba was born near Terracina on 24 December 3 BC. He was consul in AD 22 as the colleague of Decimus Haterius Agrippa. He was lured out to the scene of his assassination in the Forum by a false report of the conspirators. When he was governor of the provinces of Tarragonian Spain, he and Gaius Julius Vindex led a rebellion of troops against Nero in 68. Gaius Sulpicius Galba Servius Sulpicius Galba (24 Desember 3 v.C., Terracina – 15 Januarie 69, Rome was 'n Romeinse senator en generaal, die eerste princeps (dws. "[17], In regard to his appointment of Vitellius to Lower Germany: Names: 24 December 3 BCE: Servius Sulpicius Galba; 8 June 68: Servius Galba Imperator Caesar Augustus; 15 June 69: lynched by soldiers; Successor of: Nero. The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). Some think that it was due to Titus Vinius, who had great influence at the time, and whose friendship Vitellius had long since won through their common support of the Blues. [4][5] The origin of the cognomen Galba is uncertain. [20], On 1 January 69, the day Galba and Vinius took the office of consul,[21] the fourth and twenty-second legions of Upper Germany refused to swear loyalty to Galba. As legate of Julius Caesar’s 12th Legion during his Gallic Wars, he defeated the Nantuates in 57 BC in the Battle of Octodurus. Gender: Male Rac. Nevertheless, Galba was killed by the Praetorians on 15 January. Nero then committed assisted suicide with help from his secretary. Galba was appointed as governor of Africa in 44 or 45. keiser) in die vierkeiserjaar 69. 49 1st Gaius Julius Caesar. His father, Gaius Sulpicius Galba, had been consul in AD 22; his mother, Mummia Achaica, was the great-granddaughter of Lucius Mummius Achaicus, the man who in 146 BC had conquered Greece and razed the city of Corinth. On 8 June 68 another imperial official, Nymphidius Sabinus, falsely announced to the Praetorian Guard that Nero had fled to Egypt, and the Senate proclaimed Galba emperor. As Pharaoh of Egypt, Galba adopted the titulary, sfn error: no target: CITEREFMorgan2005 (, sfn error: no target: CITEREFDonahue2009 (, [Seutionius "Life of Galba" Chapters 4; 12-14], [Suetonius "Life of Vitellius" Chapter 7], [Seutionius "Life of Galba" Chapters 21-23], [Suetonius "Life of Galba" Chapters 20-21], he was equal to the imperial office if he had never held it, Galba Conservation Project: researching Galba's heritage, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Galba&oldid=1001412128, Roman emperors murdered by the Praetorian Guard, Roman governors of Hispania Tarraconensis, Roman consuls dying in year of consulship, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with CANTIC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with PLWABN identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SELIBR identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with Trove identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 January 2021, at 15:36. He met his end in the seventy-third year of his age and the seventh month of his reign. However, Sabinus was killed by the Praetorians before he could take the throne. Ocellina adopted Galba, and he took the name Lucius Livius Galba Ocella. Icelus was publicly executed. Galba was not related to any of the emperors of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, but he was a member of a distinguished noble family. ". [12] Suetonius writes that Galba was advised to take the throne following the assassination of Caligula in 41, but loyally served Caligula's uncle and successor Claudius (r. 41–54); this story may simply be fictional. He also disbanded a cohort of Germans, whom the previous Caesars had made their body-guard and had found absolutely faithful in many emergencies, and sent them back to their native country without any rewards, alleging that they were more favourably inclined towards Gnaeus Dolabella, near whose gardens they had their camp. In 203 BC, Sulpicius Galba was appointed Dictator, with Marcus Servilius Pulex Geminus appointed his Master of the Horse.Galba was given the task of holding the comitia elections and to possibly prevent the consul Gnaeus Servilius Caepio from crossing over to Africa to confront Hannibal. In March of that year, Gaius Julius Vindex, governor of Gallia Lugunensis, organized a rebellion. "[19], Tacitus (Histories 1.49) comments on the character of Galba: "He seemed too great to be a subject so long as he was subject, and all would have agreed that he was equal to the imperial office if he had never held it." [3] One of Galba's ancestors had been consul in 200 BC, and another of his ancestors was consul in 144 BC; the later emperor's father and brother, both named Gaius, would hold the office in 5 BC and AD 22 respectively. Livia Ocellina became the second wife of Galba's father, whom she may have married because of his wealth; he was short and hunchbacked. Servius Sulpicius Galba? [10] Aemilia and their sons died during the early years of the reign of Claudius (r. 41–54). Managed by: Jason Scott Wills: Last Updated: January 22, 2019 Servius Sulpicius Galba (24 decembrie 3 î.Hr. सदी ईसा पूर्व में रहने वाले कुलीन रोमन माँ और पत्नी के गयुस Sulpicius Galba गया था, जो सबसे छोटे बेटे के कौंसुल 144 ई. Galba had a sexual appetite for males, whom he preferred over females;[4] according to Suetonius, "he was more inclined to … the hard bodied and those past their prime". Galba tried to ensure his authority as emperor was recognized by adopting the nobleman Lucius Calpurnius Piso Licinianus as his successor. Adulescente suo magnum ingenium ab ambo Augusto Tiberioque habere visus est. Accordingly his coming was not so welcome as it might have been, and this was apparent at the first performance in the theatre; for when the actors of an Atellan farce began the familiar lines "Here comes Onesimus from his farm" C. SULPICIUS GALBA, PROCONSUL OF ACHAIA I TIlE recent discovery 1 that the praenomen of Sulpicius Galba, the consul of 5 B.C. He began his senatorial career before the normal age, became consul ( ad 33), received command of the Upper German army (40–42), and served a proconsulship in Africa (44–45). Licinia था की दूसरी छमाही में 2. In March 68, Gaius Gulius Vindex, the governor of Gallia Lugdunensis, rebelled against Nero’s tax policies and called upon the support of Servius Sulpicius Galba, the governor of Hispania Tarraconensis, who not only joined the rebellion, but also declared himself emperor in opposition to Nero. [3], https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gaius_Sulpicius_Galba_(consul_AD_22)&oldid=1001282905, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 January 2021, at 00:57. 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