Olybrius( Roman Emperor)
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Olybrius, Anicius - Roman emperor in July-October, 472 g. + 23 October. 472 g. Olybrius, Constantinople senator and konsulyar, was married to the younger daughter of Valentinian III, Placidia, and through it he could claim the throne of Rome. Through family connections to be treated with the location Vandal King Geezer (Procopius: 'War of Justinian', 3, 6). Support for this barbarian Olybrius and was largely owes its success. After Ricimer started a war against the Emperor Antemiya, Olybrius arrived in Italy and was proclaimed Emperor in the camp Ricimer (Gibbon: 36). But the rules he was not a long time and died during the plague (Fedorova: Epilogue).