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History, Facts and Information about Nigrian
The content of this article provides interesting history, facts and information about the Emperor Nigrian and the all-powerful Caesars who ruled the empire of Ancient Rome. Read about the short life of Nigrian who can be described or remembered as:

 "Was this infant the product of incest?"

Short Biography about the life of Nigrian
Short Biography profile and facts about one of the most famous Romans of all, in the life of Nigrian, son of Carinus.

  • Name commonly known as: Nigrian
  • Died in infancy between 284 and 285 AD
  • Latin Roman Name: Marcus Aurelius Nigrinianus
  • Dynasty / Historical Period: Crisis of the Third Century (235 - 284) the era of Illyrian Emperors (268 - 285)
  • Family connections / Genealogy
    • Name of Grandfather: Carus
    • Name of Father: Carinus
    • Name of Uncle: Numerian
    • Name of Mother: Either Magnia Urbica or Aurelia Paulina
  • Name of next Emperor: Diocletian

Interesting facts about the life of Nigrian
Obtain a fast overview of the times of the Roman Emperor Nigrian from the following facts and information about his life. Nigrian died in his infancy between late 284 and early 285. But his short life is surrounded by the mystery of his birth. His father Carinus, grandfather Carus and his uncle Numerian had all been emperor. His father Carinus was one of the most evil emperors of the Roman Empire. His father led a life of vice and debauchery. He was also said to have been involved in an incestuous relationship with his sister Aurelia Paulina. This has given rise to doubts about who was the mother of Nigrian. Was he the legitimate son of his father's wife, Magnia Urbica? Or was Nigrian the product of the incestuous relationship between his father and his father's sister, Aurelia Paulina?  

Nigrian - Dynasties of Roman Emperors - Illyrian Emperors (268 - 285)
The Illyrian Emperors (268 - 285). The "Illyrian emperors" is the name given to the Roman emperors who governed the Roman Empire between 268 and 282. Illyria was  a region in the western part of today's Balkan Peninsula. The people for Illyria were renown for their military prowess and they became an important source of manpower for the Roman army. Because of their military strength many of the emperors from this period came from Illyria.  

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