Aurelian



(Lucius Domitius Aurelianus) a.d. 212?–275, Roman emperor 270–275.
Contemporary Examples

The city also is hoping someone will help fund a €75 million restoration of the Aurelian walls, which circle the city.
Italy’s Culture Falling to Ruins Amid Austerity Cuts Barbie Latza Nadeau September 18, 2012

Historical Examples

I found, on my return to the city, that the general anxiety concerning the designs of Aurelian had greatly increased.
Aurelian William Ware

Aurelian was Confounded at the Difficulty he conceived on his Part.
Incognita William Congreve

Wealth, more than miser ever craved, office and place lower but little than Aurelian’s own, shall be thine—’
Aurelian William Ware

But Aurelian was by nature a tyrant; it was accident whenever he was otherwise.
Aurelian William Ware

In political skill he was an overmatch for Diocletian, and his military successes were unequalled since the triumph of Aurelian.
The Arian Controversy H. M. Gwatkin

It is these traits, I doubt not, that have recommended him to Aurelian, rather than the others.
Aurelian William Ware

Nothing less than this, that Vabalathus has been made, by Aurelian and the senate, king of Armenia!
Aurelian William Ware

He places less reliance than I do upon the generosity or friendship of Aurelian.
Aurelian William Ware

In 270-275 Rome, which had been an open and secure city for three centuries, was fortified by the Emperor Aurelian.
A Short History of the World H. G. Wells

noun
Latin name Lucius Domitius Aurelianus. ?212–275 ad, Roman emperor (270–275), who conquered Palmyra (273) and restored political unity to the Roman Empire

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