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  Roman Emperors - DIR probus
Aurelius Probus was most likely born in Sirmium in 232 A.D. It is difficult to reconstruct Probus' career before he became emperor because of the unreliable nature of the account in the Historia Augusta, but it is certainly possible that he was a tribune under Valerian.
Probus was too anxious to push ahead with his plans for an invasion of Persia, which had been postponed due to the revolts and unrest in the West, and, to this end, he left Rome in 282 and proceeded first to his native town of Sirmium when news came that M.
Westermann, W.L. "The Papyri and the Chronology of the Reign of the Emperor Probus." Aegyptus 1 (1920): 297-301.
www.roman-emperors.org /probus.htm   (2898 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Marcus Aurelius Probus
Probus settled foreign colonists in all the boundary provinces.
Probus roused them to revolt; in Rhaetia the prefect of the guard, Marcus Aurelius Carus, was proclaimed emperor.
Probus joined the rebels, and the emperor himself was killed near his birthplace.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12446a.htm   (384 words)

  
 Probus
With his challenger dead, Probus next moved against brigands who fiercely defended themselves against the siege to their mountain fortress of Cremna in Isauria, but eventually were defeated.
Was Probus' intent with all this work to undo the damage wrought upon the empire by countless past invasions, then its effect was to turn his army against him.
Probus was murdered by his own troops not far from his birth place Sirmium in late September AD 282.
www.roman-empire.net /decline/probus.html   (970 words)

  
 Probus Table of Contents Page
PROBUS is an association of retired and semi-retired persons who join together in autonomous Clubs throughout the world to stimulate thought, interest and participation in activities at a time of life when horizons are narrowing and opportunities to make new friends is limited.
The basic purpose of a Probus Club is to provide regular gatherings of persons who, in retirement, appreciate and value opportunities to meet others in similar circumstances and who enjoy a similar levels of interest.
Since then Probus has spread worldwide and clubs continue to be established at a rapidly increasing rate.
www.probus.org.za /whatisit.htm   (582 words)

  
 Probus - Encyclopedia.com
Probus will be responsible for the finance, IT, and legal functions of World Vision U.S. Probus joined Brown-Forman in 1981 and has served...
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www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Probus.html   (813 words)

  
 Probus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Florianus, who had claimed to succeed his half-brother Tacitus, was put to death by his own troops, and the Senate eagerly ratified the choice of the army.
The reign of Probus was mainly spent in successful wars by which he re-established the security of all the frontiers, the most important of these operations being directed to clearing Gaul of German invaders.
One of his principles was never to allow the soldiers to be idle, and to employ them in time of peace on useful works, such as the planting of vineyards in Gaul, Pannonia and other districts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Probus   (322 words)

  
 The History of the Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire - Vol 1 - Chapter XII Part II   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But the most important service which Probus rendered to the republic was the deliverance of Gaul, and the recovery of seventy flourishing cities oppressed by the barbarians of Germany, who, since the death of Aurelian, had ravaged that great province with impunity.
Among the useful conditions of peace imposed by Probus on the vanquished nations of Germany, was the obligation of supplying the Roman army with sixteen thousand recruits, the bravest and most robust of their youth.
The wisdom of Probus embraced a great and beneficial plan of replenishing the exhausted frontiers, by new colonies of captive or fugitive barbarians, on whom he bestowed lands, cattle, instruments of husbandry, and every encouragement that might engage them to educate a race of soldiers for the service of the republic.
www.worldwideschool.org /library/books/hst/roman/TheDeclineandFallofTheRomanEmpire-1/chap34.html   (4321 words)

  
 Marcus Valerius Probus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marcus Valerius Probus, of Berytus, was a Roman grammarian and critic, who flourished during the reign of Nero.
As mention is made in it of the baths of Diocletian, it cannot be earlier than the 4th century.
It is possibly by a later Probus, whose existence is, however, problematical.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marcus_Valerius_Probus   (386 words)

  
 Chapter Reigns Of Tacitus, Probus, Carus And His Sons. of History of The Decline And Fall of The Roman Empire by Gibbon
From a similar principle, Probus exercised his legions in covering with rich vineyards the hills of Gaul and Pannonia, and two considerable spots are described, which were entirely dug and planted by military labor.
The imprudence of Probus is said to have inflamed the discontent of his troops.
Notwithstanding the severe justice which he exercised against the assassins of Probus, to whose favor and esteem he was highly indebted, he could not escape the suspicion of being accessory to a deed from whence he derived the principal advantage.
www.bibliomania.com /2/1/62/109/25654/9.html   (813 words)

  
 Windsor/Essex County Probus Club Home page
Probus clubs are organizations for men and women who have retired from their profession or business and want to maintain a social network.
Probus clubs are not service organizations and carry out no activity except to have social events and regular speakers to keep up to date with the community, but most members are active volunteers in service projects in formal service clubs.
Probus clubs have no higher governing body...clubs are autonomous usually under a standard constitution....but active Probus Centers have been formed in five countries to provide service, disseminate information and promote new clubs; operating costs are met by club contributions.
www.rotary1918.com /probus.htm   (2344 words)

  
 Probus
Probus was a noted general who served under Aurelian.
Probus believed he could keep the legions under control if he kept them busy.
It was during one of these circumstances that soldiers rebelled and in a fit of rage killed Probus.
library.thinkquest.org /26907/emperors/probus.htm   (115 words)

  
 Probus - Portrait Gallery of Roman Emperors on Coins
The importance of Probus' reconstruction was vital to the Empire as a large proportion of the food supply came from Egypt and the North African provinces.
Probus was planning to resume the wars against the Persians but he had to cancel his plans due to a series of revolts both in the East and West.
Probus was one of the most competent and clear-sighted of the late third century emperors, unfortunately, he lived in a time which did not appreciate or acknowledge his efforts.
www.24carat.co.uk /probus.html   (819 words)

  
 The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire XII   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The triumph due to the valour of Probus was conducted with a magnificence suitable to his fortune; and the people, who had so lately admired the trophies of Aurelian, gazed with equal pleasure on those of his heroic successor.
From a similar principle, Probus exercised his legions in covering with rich vineyards the hills of Gaul and Pannonia, and two considerable spots are described which were entirely dug and planted by military labour.
Notwithstanding the severe justice which he exercised against the assassins of Probus, to whose favour and esteem he was highly indebted, he could not escape the suspicion of being accessory to a deed from whence he derived the principal advantage.
www.ccel.org /g/gibbon/decline/volume1/chap12.htm   (10577 words)

  
 Probus Clubs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
PROBUS is an association of retired and semi-retired people who join together in autonomous clubs in many locations around the world.
Probus activities fall into three areas: A monthly meeting held in the morning for approximately two hours during which time business is conducted and a guest speaker presented; visits to venues of particular interest between meetings; extended tours as determined by the membership.
Probus is a valuable community institution, successful in its achievements and serving a most worthy role in its endeavours.
www.winshop.com.au /rotary/probus.htm   (291 words)

  
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Probus had been in the army and he was well known for it.
Probus would murder, or punish, anyone who was responsible for the death of his fellow emperor friends.
Probus had defeated his first group and was very well known and already had a title for his ongoing courage.
www.ancient-times.com /ace/HJB_Essay/INTERMED_5921.doc   (1114 words)

  
 * NZine * Probus Experiencing Phenomenal Growth - Probus, Probus clubs, Probus in New Zealand, retired people, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It's Probus!" If that's a puzzling statement to you it's time you caught up with what Probus is, because Probus clubs are growing at a phenomenal rate worldwide and in Australia and New Zealand alone the membership is over 130,000 and growing fast.
The name Probus is a combination of PRO for professional, and BUS for business, and many of the members are former professional or business people who are 'active retirees'.
Probus members travelling within Australia and New Zealand can consult the area directory of clubs held by each club secretary, and then contact the secretary of any Probus group they may wish to visit on their travels.
www.nzine.co.nz /life/probus.html   (734 words)

  
 Probus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Probus Roman Emperor A. Probus was another emperor who was very popular with the soldiers.
Probus, not seeking revenge but sincerely concerned about restoring order and good government, realized that Saturninus was an experienced and loyal minister and pardoned him.
Venting their displeasure at having to do this kind of work, they rebelled and murdered their emperor With the death of Probus, the Roman Empire lost one of the best emperors it was to have during the turbulent Third Century, and one who was a good example for rulers everywhere.
users2.ev1.net /~legionary/mainevent/coins/Probus.html   (723 words)

  
 Chapter Reigns Of Tacitus, Probus, Carus And His Sons. of History of The Decline And Fall of The Roman Empire by Gibbon
The chastisement of those cities, and of their auxiliaries the savages of the South, is said to have alarmed the court of Persia, and the Great King sued in vain for the friendship of Probus.
But the most important service which Probus rendered to the republic was the deliverance of Gaul, and the recovery of seventy flourishing cities oppressed by the barbarians of Germany, who, since the death of Aurelian, had ravaged that great province with impunity.
The deliverance of Gaul is reported to have cost the lives of four hundred thousand of the invaders; a work of labor to the Romans, and of expense to the emperor, who gave a piece of gold for the head of every barbarian.
www.bibliomania.com /2/1/62/109/25654/6.html   (889 words)

  
 Probus
Probus is, perhaps, the perfect example of the soldier emperors that ruled Rome during the last half of the Third Century AD.
Probus also issued coins in gold and magnificent large bronze medallions which are totally beyond the scope of this site.
Probus is shown with an extensive and varied wardrobe and is equiped with many different shields and helmets.
dougsmith.ancients.info /probus.html   (972 words)

  
 worigins
Probus clubs are organizations for men and women who have retired from their profession or business and want to maintain a social network with others who have similar interests.
Each Probus club is sponsored by a Rotary club and meets at least once a month for fellowship and to hear guest speakers.
Probus clubs were first formed, as an acronym for Pro(fessional) and Bus(iness), in the early 1920's in Saskatchewan, CANADA, and in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A., the latter devoted to helping people with mental retardation, physical disabilities, and autism.
www.probus.org /worigins.htm   (1136 words)

  
 Home
The Probus Clubs are a voluntary organization of PROfessional and BUSiness people dedicated to helping people with mental retardation and other disabilities.
The first Probus Club was formed in 1921 in New Haven.
Probus Club's membership is comprised of some of the busiest men and women in their communities.
hartfordprobus.org   (261 words)

  
 Welcome to Probusclub.org
But no matter how busy their practices, businesses and personal lives are, they find time to help people with disabilities through participatory events and fund raising functions.
We offer financial aid as well as activities that provide opportunities to interact in general society.
Probus Clubs conduct a number of programs that assist in the normalization of the lives of these citizens.
www.probusclub.org   (261 words)

  
 Walter de Gruyter
Probus is intended as a platform for the discussion of historical and synchronic research in the field of Latin and Romance linguistics, with special emphasis on phonology, morphology, syntax, language acquisition and sociolinguistics.
Since its foundation in January 1989, PROBUS has proven to be a useful medium for the exchange of ideas, explanations, and solutions aiming at a better understanding of the structures of the Romance language.
After ten fruitful years of PROBUS, we wish to look ahead to the next decade, with the intention of consolidating its role as an outlet for high quality research in Latin and Romance linguistics.
www.degruyter.de /journals/probus   (250 words)

  
 What is Probus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Probus Centre - South Pacific Inc., is dedicated to promoting the development of friendship and acquaintance and the advancement of intellectual interests of its membership throughout Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific Islands.
Probus has filled a need for today's active retirees, so much so that the growth has been phenomenal.
Probus is an association of retired and semi-retired people who join together in clubs, the basic purpose of which is to provide regular opportunities for them to keep their minds active, expand their interests and to enjoy the fellowship of new friends.
www.probus.com.au /What_is_Probus   (511 words)

  
 GENUKI: Probus
Marriages of Probus 1641 to 1812 are also available on-line from UK Genealogy Archives.
An old map of the parish of Probus in the 19th century is also available.
The parish comprises 8084 acres of land, 12 acres of water and one acre of tidal water.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/Cornwall/Probus/index.html   (1354 words)

  
 (122) Probus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marcus Aurelius Probus was the son of a soldier and commander in the East when the emperor Tacitus was killed in a mutiny.
The gold coins of Probus feature elaborate portraits of the emperor in full military dress, emphasizing his success as a commander.
On the obverse of this aureus, in addition to the decorated cuirass and helmet, he holds a shield with a relief representating the emperor on horseback pursuing an enemy.
www.lawrence.edu /dept/art/buerger/catalogue/122.html   (254 words)

  
 Sextus Claudius Petronius Probus
Many contemporaries blamed the sack of Rome on Probus and the Anicii because the barbarians entered the city through the Porta Salaria, around which the Anicii owned extensive estates, and they also cited the fact that Probus' family managed to escape to Africa and the fact that the sack did not ruin the family.
As another honor afforded Probus by the Senate, I have found several remarks indicating that the two named sons of Probus were allowed the honor of a joint consulship while still children, most likely in the year 395.
Probus was baptized as a Christian shortly before his death (c.410) and was buried close to St. Peter's in Rome.
www.angelfire.com /co/JCS3/000029.html   (323 words)

  
 About Probus
A Probus club is a local association of retired and semi-retired professional and business people - or others who have had some measure of responsibility in any field of worthy endeavour - who are of good character and respected in their communities.
Probus is also a Latin word meaning honest and virtuous, from which the English word "probity" is derived.
The rapid growth of the Probus movement in recent years provides further evidence of the need for this kind of association.
home.exetel.com.au /ajc/probus/page3.html   (328 words)

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