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  Talk:Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Valentinian II (375 - 392) was son to Valentinian I, nephew to Valens, half-brother to Gratian, brother-in-law to Theodosius I, uncle by marriage to Constantius III, great-uncle to Valentinian III and great-great-uncle to Olybrius.
Constantius III (421) was grandson-in-law to Valentinian I, great-nephew by marriage to Valens, nephew by marriage to Gratian and Valentinian II, son-in-law to Theodosius I, brother-in-law to Arcadius and Flavius Augustus Honorius, father to Valentinian III, uncle by marriage to Theodosius II and Marcian, grandfather-in-law to Olybrius.
Olybrius (472) was great-great-grandson-in-law to Valentinian I, great-great-great-nephew by marriage to Valens, great-grandson-in-law to Theodosius I, great-great-nephew by marriage to Gratian and Valentinian II, grandson-in-law to Constantius III, great-nephew by marriage to Arcadius and Flavius Augustus Honorius, son-in-law to Valentinian III, nephew by marriage to Theodosius II and Marcian.
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 Olybrius - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Anicius Olybrius, Roman emperor of the West (July 11 - October 23, 472), was a member of a noble family and a native of Rome.
After the sack of the city by the Vandal king Geiseric in 455, he fled to Constantinople, where in 464 he was made consul, and about the same time married Placidia, daughter of Valentinian III and Eudoxia.
In 472 Olybrius was sent to Italy by the emperor Leo I to assist the emperor Anthemius against his son-in-law Ricimer, but, having entered into negotiations with the latter, was himself proclaimed emperor against his will, and on the murder of his rival ascended the throne unopposed.
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 <i>DIR</p> Olybrius
Olybrius probably was a scion of the family of Anicius Hermogenianus Olybrius, consul in 395, whose wife was named Anicia Juliana; both, therefore, were members of the powerful Anician family of Italy.
Circa 454 Olybrius married Placidia, the younger daughter of Valentinian III and Licinia Eudoxia, and the sister of Eudocia.
Olybrius' name came up again in an imperial context in 472, when he was sent by Leo to attempt to arbitrate in the civil war between the western emperor Anthemius and the barbarian general Ricimer.
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 Olybrius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Olybrius was a member of the highly distinguished family of the Anicii which enjoyed excellent connections.
One of Olybrius' ancestors had been Sextus Petronius Probus, a powerful ministerial figure during the reign of Valentinian I. Meanwhile Olybrius himself was married to Valentinian III's daughter Placidia the younger.
Olybrius enjoyed good relations with king Geiseric whose son Huneric was married to Placidia's sister Eudocia.
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 Olybrius - Wikipedia, den fria encyklopedin
Olybrius (Anicius Olybrius), född ?, död 23 oktober 472, romersk kejsare 11 juli 472-23 oktober 472.
Olybrius var romersk kejsare under romarrikets sista stapplande tid.
När han återvände på uppdrag av den bysantinska kejsaren Leo I utsågs han av goten Ricimer till kejsare av det sönderfallande romarriket efter att dennes systerson Gundobad huggit huvudet av den förre kejsaren Anthemius.
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 Olybrius - Wikipédia
Descendant d'une riche famille sénatoriale, Olybrius épouse Galla Placidia la jeune, fille de l'empereur Valentinien III.
Olybrius débarque en Italie et est proclamé empereur devant Rome assiégée en avril 472.
Olybrius le remplace par son neveu, le jeune prince burgonde Gondebaud, avec le titre de patrice.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 20 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 464, he was made consul; and in the same year, or some time previously, married Placidia, the daughter of the emperor Va-lentinian III., the same princess who had been a captive of Genseric.
It appears that Olybrius stood on very intimate terms with that king of the Vandals, who was active in helping him to the im­perial crown of Italy.
Olybrius was now recognised as emperor without any opposition, and could exercise his power free from any control, since immediately
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 The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire XXXVI
The king of the Vandals supported, by threats and solicitations, the fair pretensions of his Roman ally, and assigned, as one of the motives of the war, the refusal of the senate and people to acknowledge their lawful prince, and the unworthy preference which they had given to a stranger.
The friendship of the public enemy might render Olybrius still more unpopular to the Italians; but when Ricimer meditated the ruin of the emperor Anthemius, he tempted, with the offer of a diadem the candidate who could justify his rebellion by an illustrious name and a royal alliance.
Yet Olybrius yielded to the importunities of his friends, perhaps of his wife; rashly plunged into the dangers and calamities of a civil war; and, with the secret connivance of the emperor Leo, accepted the Italian purple, which was bestowed, and resumed, at the capricious will of a barbarian.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Libius Severus
Gaiseric, although many embassies had been sent to him at different times, did not dismiss the women until he had betrothed the elder daughter of Valentinian (Eudocia was her name) to his sun Huneric.
Eventually, on 19 November 461, not Olybrius but Libius Severus was proclaimed emperor at Ravenna at Ricimer's instigation.
One of the consuls for 464, moreover, was Anicius Olybrius, who had claims of his own on the western throne.
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 Encyclopedia: Olybrius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Western Roman Empire is the name given to the western half of the Roman Empire after its division by Diocletian.
The Vandals were an East Germanic tribe that entered the late Roman Empire, and created a state in North Africa, centered on the city of Carthage.
This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Olybrius   (687 words)

 Articles - Roman Emperor (Late Empire)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The final collapse of the Empire in the West was marked by increasingly ineffectual puppet Emperors dominated by their Germanic masters of the soldiers.
His position as "Shadow Emperor" was in turn held by his nephew Gundobad and Orestes; Odoacer simply overthrew Orestes's puppet Emperor, Romulus Augustus, in 476 and ruled Italy as nominal subordinate of the Emperor-in-exile, Julius Nepos, who continued to reign in Dalmatia until 480.
Both Ricimer and Olybrius (who was never acknowledged and was considered a usurper by the Eastern Emperor) died in 472, and were replaced by the Burgundian prince Gundobad and his puppet Emperor Glycerius, a former court functionary.
www.bronzebass.com /articles/Roman_Emperor_(Late_Empire)   (749 words)

 Olybrius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Anicius Olybrius, emperador romano del oeste (de julio el 11 - de octubre el 23, 472), era un miembro de una familia noble y de un natural de Roma.
En 472 Olybrius fue enviado a Italia por el leo del emperador I para asistir al emperador Anthemius contra su yerno Ricimer, pero, entrando en las negociaciones con el último, era sí mismo emperador proclamado contra el suyo voluntad, y en el asesinato de su rival ascendió el trono sin oposición.
Debido a su matrimonio a Placidia, Olybrius se puede considerar el miembro pasado de la casa de Theodosius.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/ol/Olybrius.htm   (224 words)

 Römische Münzen von den letzten weströmischen Kaisern Teil 2
Geiserich möchte gerne, dass Olybrius den Thron besteigt, da dieser mit Placidia der Jüngeren verheiratet ist.
Ricimer ernennt nun Geiserichs Wunschkandidaten Olybrius zum Kaiser.
Nach dem Tod von Olybrius kann Leo I keinen Nachfolger für ihn finden.
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 Saint Margaret
At that time Olybrius, governor of Antiochia, saw Margaret and at once fell in love with the beautiful christian virgin.
As she resisted to marry him, he tortured her with iron combs and burned her with torches.
But this did not save her: Olybrius got tired of that stubborn virgin, and beheaded her.
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 Olybrius - Encyclopedia, History and Biography
Anicius Olybrius, Western Roman Emperor (July 11 - October 23, 472), was a member of a noble family and a native of Rome.
This page was last modified 11:54, 22 Dec 2004.
The article about Olybrius contains information related to Olybrius.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Olybrius   (229 words)

 Paroki St. Yohanes Bosco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Olybrius, gubernur kota Alice tertarik sekali pada Regina.
Tetapi apa yang diharapkan sang ayah tidaklah tercapai.
Regina dengan tegas menolak pinangan sang gubernur karena tahu bahwa gubernur Olybrius masih kafir.
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 Archdiocese of Regina - Ask a Sister
In 251, at the age of fifteen, she attracted the eye of a man called Olybrius, the prefect of Gaul, who determined to have her as his wife.
He sent for the girl and discovered that she was of noble race and of the Christian Faith.
Regina remained incarcerated, chained to the wall, while Olybrius went to ward off the incursions of the barbarians.
www.archregina.sk.ca /Sister/AskSisterQ22.htm   (719 words)

 Emperor Anicius Olybrius
The exact parentage of Anicius Olybrius is somewhat in doubt as I have been unable to locate any source information regarding it.
However, it is certain that he was a member of the Italian Anicii, and that he had the name 'Olybrius' indictates that he was a scion of the union of
In Constantinople, Anicius Olybrius and his wife were active in both politics and religion, renovating a number of churches, and Anicius Olybrius was named consul in 464 by the Emperor
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 OLYBRIUS - LoveToKnow Article on OLYBRIUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After the sack of the city by Genseric (Geiseric) in 455, he fled to Constantinople, where in 464 he was made consul, and abouC the same time married Placidia, daughter of Valentinian III.
This afforded Genseric, whose son Hunneric had married Eudocia, the elder sister of Placidia, the opportunity of claiming the empire of the West for Olybrius.
To properly cite this OLYBRIUS article in your work, copy the complete reference below:
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 Julius Nepos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After the death of Olybrius the throne of the West remained vacant for some months, during which Italy was abandoned to barbarians.
Being connected by marriage with Leo I, emperor of the East, he was selected by him to succeed Olybrius on the Western throne, and proclaimed at Ravenna.
After capturing his rival Glycerius, who had been nominated by the army in 473, at the mouth of the Tiber, he was recognized as emperor in Rome, Italy and Gaul.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Ellers ville hun ikke blitt oppdaget av den romerske guvernøren i Antiokia, Olybrius.
Han fikk fraktet henne til slottet sitt - for Olybrius hadde skumle hensikter med henne.
Olybrius håpet i det lengste at han skulle få viljen sin.
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 imperium-romanum.com - Personen - Kaiser - Anicius Olybrius
Anicius Olybrius wurde an unbekanntem Datum und Ort - wahrscheinlich in Italien - geboren.
Einer davon, Sextus Petronius Probus, gehörte zum näheren Umfeld des Kaisers Valentinianus I. Anicius Olybrius war mit Placidia der Jüngeren, der Tochter von Valentinianus III.
So musste Olybrius hinnehmen, dass zuvor noch Anthemius mit oströmischer Hilfe auf den Thron im Westen gelangte.
www.imperiumromanum.com /personen/kaiser/olybrius_02.htm   (278 words)

 Legend of St Margaret by MINIATURIST, Italian
According to the legend St Margaret was thrown into prison because she rejected Olybrius, the Roman governor.
In the prison she was attacked by the Devil and, while at prayer, swallowed by a dragon.
Since she was carrying a small crucifix she was able to cut a hole in the monsters belly and escaped.
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 Life of St. Margaret, Charlwood, Surrey
This man must be the herald of the Antioch governor Olybrius, who is the man on a fast galloping horse in the centre of the scene.
Like any English medieval king or magnate, Olybrius is out hunting, and his greyhound, a pale shape in front of the tree (pink seems to have been the original colour), pursuing a fleeing hare, is said in the leaflet available in the church to be the earliest depiction of the breed in Britain¹.
This figure, in the center of the scene, is probably not the governor Olybrius, whose rank would not seem to merit a crown², and it may be intended for the Emperor Diocletian, in whose reign, according to her Legend, Margaret and those she converted were beheaded.
www.paintedchurch.org /charlsm.htm   (852 words)

 Petronius Maximus
His daughter Alypia and the general Ricimer were married soon afterwards, but despite this, relations between the emperor and his general became increasingly strained.
Anicius Olybrius was descended from the great senatorial family of the Anicii.
He was a senator at Rome at the time of the sack of the city by the Vandals in 455 A.D. He succeeded in escaping to Constantinople where, in 462, he married Placidia, daughter of Valentine III.
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 e. The Later Fifth Century. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Avitus advanced from southern Gaul to Rome but was deposed by his able general, the Suevian Ricimer.
Ricimer retained power by securing the consent of the eastern emperors to his nominees, who were Majorianus (457–461), Severus (461–465), and, after a two-year interregnum, Anthemius (467–472) and Olybrius (472).
When in 472 both Ricimer and Olybrius died, the eastern emperor, Leo I, appointed Glycerius (473) and Julius Nepos (473–475).
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