Sentence Examples


  • After his defeat of Valerian in A.D.
  • The choice was left to the senate, who unanimously selected Valerian (afterwards emperor).
  • But Valerian, well aware of the dangers and difficulties attaching to the office at such a time, declined the responsibility.
  • The De prelates of Valerian is concerned with secular princes, and even as late as the 14th century the title was occasionally applied to secular magistrates.
  • He died, probably in the year 254 (consequently under Valerian), at Tyre, where his grave was still shown in the middle ages.