Publius Licinius Cornelius Saloninus

AD242 ~ 260

Publius Licinius Cornelius Saloninus was born in 242 and was the son of Gallienus.

He was appointed Caesar in 258 and at his fathers request, was sent to Gaul to ensure his father the emperor still had the respect of Gauls inhabitants. In 260 an argument was had between Saloninus and the usurper, Postumus, about how booty was being distributed. Saloninus and his protector Silvanus, having being threatened, fled the town back to his home in Cologne. Soon however, the city was captured by an enraged Postumus and Saloninus and Silvanus were murdered. His father being so far away could do nothing to prevent this.

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