Usurpation of Avidius Cassius

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Historical Context Note

The governor of Syria Avidius Cassius proclaimed himself emperor. His revolt lasted three months, after which he was murdered.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Usurpation of Avidius Cassius". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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