Galba (Laitin: Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus;[2] 24 December 3 BC – 15 Januar 69), wis Roman Emperor for seeven month frae 68 tae 69. Galba wis the govrenor o Hispania Tarraconensis, an made a bid for the throne during the rebellion o Julius Vindex. He wis the first emperor o the Year o the Fower Emperors.

Galba
6t Emperor o the Roman Empire
Stockholm - Antikengalerie 4 - Büste Kaiser Galba.jpg
Bust o Galba
Ring8 Juin 68 – 15 Januar 69
PredecessorNero
SuccessorOtho
Born24 December, 3 BC
Near Terracina, Italy
Dee'd(69-01-15)15 Januar 69 (aged 71)
Rome
SpouseAemilia Lepida
Full name
Servius Sulpicius Galba
(at birth);
Lucius Livius Ocella Sulpicius Galba
(until ascension);
Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus
(as emperor);
Imperator Servius Galba Caesar Augustus
(imperial name)[1]
DynastyNone
MitherMummia Achaica

ReferencesEedit

  1. Galba's regal name has an equivalent meaning in English as "Commander Servius Galba Caesar, the Emperor".
  2. In Clessical Laitin, Galba's name would be inscribed as SERVIVS SVLPICIVS GALBA AVGVSTVS.