This page relates to the year 253 Calendrier Julien.
- Beginning of the period of the Thirty Tyrants in the Roman empire (fine in 270). It is for the majority of the proclaimed generals of the armies of the border emperors by their soldiers to fight against the invader. The year is remembered by two usurpations and the death of two applicants to the empire:
- April-May: Benefitting from its successes in a campaign against the Goths, Émilien, governor of Mésie proclaims emperor.
- Valérien, charged to repress the usurpation of Émilien is proclaimed emperor in his turn.
- August: During an attack against Émilien, his successor as governor of Moesia, the emperor Gallus is killed by his own troops.
- Émilien dies a little later killed by its soldiers.
- Beginning of the reign of Valérien, Roman Emperor, which orders the Roman troops in Rhétie. > 260 Of old senatorial family, it endeavors to restore the imperial authority and to return its stability to him. His/her son, Gallien, are associated with the capacity and control surface in Occident, while itself reserves the East.
- June 25th: Beginning of the Pontificate of Lucius Ier. > 254. It is stopped after its election and is almost immediately exiled.
- In spite of a treaty signed with Rome, the Goths invade the Asia Mineure. They plunder Éphèse and Pessinonte.
- Destruction of the Stoa of Eumène, with Athens, to build the new enclosure of the city (253 - 260).
- the Frank and the Alamans invade the Gaulle. Lutèce is burnt. The Francs reach the the Pyrenees (256) and the Alamans advance in Italy until Milan (261).
- Countryside Sassanide in Mésopotamie. Chahpuhr Ier crushes the Roman army with Barbalissos. It temporarily occupies part of the Syria, Cilicie and Cappadoce. In Arménie, It replaces Tiridate II by a vassal prince of the Perses.
the prophet Mani, the founder of the Manicheism, claims the complete equality between the men.
Births in 253
Death in 253
- June: Crow, in exile.
- Trébonien Galle, Roman Emperor and Volusianus, his/her son
- Émilien, Roman Emperor.
- Origène, Theology N and Philosopher, chief of the Church of Alexandria.
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