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Carinus Siscia antoniniani
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Cyzicus Antoniniani.
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The Career of Carinus
The CARUS Dynasty

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Alexandria
Antioch
Cyzicus
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Lugdunum
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Rome
Siscia
Ticinum
Tripolis

Emporer
Carinus
Carus
keizer
MagniaUrbica
Nigrinianus
Numerianus




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Early on in his military career, Carinus would encounter great success on the battlefield, one noteworthy encounter in particular was the campaign against the Quadi tribes.

Main deeds:
282 proclaimed caesar by his father Carus
283 Consul (with Carus II); co-ruler; joins Carus' Sarmatian campaign; accepts the title Germanicus maximus; accepts the title Persicus maximus; death of Carus; accepts his brother Numerianus as co-ruler; war against the Quadi
284 Consul II (with Numerianus); accepts the title Britannicus maximus; death of Numerianus
285 Consul III (with Titus Claudius Marcus Aurelius Aristobulus); Defeats the usurper Julianus, who had succeeded Numerianus; defeats the usurper Diocletianus, but is killed by his soldiers