Pertinax (Laitin: Publius Helvius Pertinax Augustus; 1 August 126 – 28 Mairch 193) wis Roman Emperor for three months in 193. He is kent as the first emperor o the tumultuous Year o the Five Emperors. A heich-rankin militar an Senatorial figure, he tried tae restore discipline in the Praetorian Guards, whaurupon thay rebelled an killed him. Upon his daith he wis succeedit bi Didius Julianus, whose reign wis similarly short.
|19t Emperor o the Roman Empire|
|Ring||1 Januar 193 – 28 Mairch 193|
|Born||1 August 126|
Alba Pompeia, Italia
|Dee'd||28 Mairch 193 (aged 66)|
- In Clessical Laitin, Pertinax's name would be inscribed as PVBLIVS HELVIVS PERTINAX AVGVSTVS.
- Thomas, History of the Roman Empire from the time of Vespasian to the Extinction of the Western Empire (1853), pg. 158. Although Commodus was killed on 31 December 192, Pertinax was not acclaimed emperor until 1 January 193.
- Bowman, pg. 1