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    Publius Helvius Pertinax (/ ˈ p ɜːr t ɪ n æ k s /, PER-tin-ax; 1 August 126 – 28 March 193) was Roman emperor for the first three months of 193. He succeeded Commodus to become the first emperor during the tumultuous Year of the Five Emperors .

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  2. Sep 19, 2013 · Pertinax was born on August 1, 126 CE at Alba Pompeia in Liguria to a freed slave Helvius Successus; his mother's name is unknown. He led a truly 'rags to riches' story as his father went from slavery to success and wealth in the wool trade , allowing his son to receive a classical education which, in turn, permitted Pertinax to lead a quiet ...

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  3. Apr 1, 2024 · Publius Helvius Pertinax (born Aug. 1, 126, Liguria [now in Italy]—died March 28, 193) was a Roman emperor from January to March 193. The son of a freed slave, Pertinax taught school, then entered the army, commanding units in Syria, in Britain, and on the Danube and the Rhine.

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  5. Jan 20, 2024 · Pertinax (126-193 AD) was a Roman emperor who briefly held the throne in the tumultuous “Year of the Five Emperors” in 193 AD. Born Publius Helvius Pertinax, he had a distinguished military and administrative career before ascending to the imperial throne.

  6. Name: Publius Helvius Pertinax. Born on 1 August AD 126 at Alba Pompeia in Liguria. Consul AD 120, 139, 140, 145. Became emperor on 1 January AD 193. Wife: Flavia Titiana (one son; Publius HelviusPertinax; one daughter; name unknown. Died in Rome on 28 March AD 193.

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    Publius Helvius Pertinax (126-193): Roman general and emperor. His reign marks the beginning of the "year of the five emperors". Publius Helvius Pertinax was born in Alba Pompeia in Liguria, during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, on 1 August 126, as the son of a former slave, Successus, who is said to have owned a cloth-maker's shop.

  8. Jul 13, 2020 · Publius Helvius Pertinax(AD 126 - AD 193) Publius Helvius Pertinax was born at Alba Pompeia in Liguria in AD 126. His father was a freed slave, who allegedly named his son Pertinax to commemorate his own perseverance in the timber or wool trade in which he appeared to achieve some success. His father's wealth assured

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