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Quietus, fall or winter 260 - late 261 A.D.
Titus Fulvius Junius Quietus was the son of Titus Fulvius Macrianus Senior, the commander of Valerian's legions in the East. After the Sasanian king Shapur I captured Valerian, Macrianus Senior had his two sons Macrianus Junior and Quietus declared emperor. The new rulers drove the Persians out of Antioch. Domitianus, who served under Gallienus, defeated the legions led by Quietus' father and brother. Eight months later, Quietus was murdered by the populace of Emesa to avoid siege by Gallienus' vice-regent in Asia, Odaenathus (actually his wife Zenobia was the real power). Nearly all coins of Quietus are rough due to the billon alloy used.