The killing of Gallienus probabily sprang from the violent reaction on the part of the army to the emperor's policy, wich was pursuing on increasingly explicit military cooperation with the Germans. Indeed Gallienus welcomed Herulian chief Naulobatus, honorig him with ornamenta consularia; but also contracted with another Marcomannic chief, Attalus, so that territorial concessions in pannonia matched by the Germans collaboration in military control of territory, by the emperor sanction this covenant through concubinage with a daughter of Attalus. It also does not rule out the rejection of the new supreme military leadership to the dynastic succession, that prevented their partecipation and ability to Emperor election purposes.
|Titolo tradotto del contributo||[Autom. eng. transl.] Gallieno's death and its political context (268 AD)|
|Numero di pagine||17|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2016|