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 (ô-rēl′yən, ô-rē′lē-ən) Originally Lucius Domitius Aurelianus. ad 215?-275.
Emperor of Rome (ad 270-275) who secured the empire's northern border at the Danube River, reconquered Britain, Gaul, Syria, and Egypt, and introduced monetary reforms.
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(Biography) Latin name Lucius Domitius Aurelianus. ?212–275 ad, Roman emperor (270–275), who conquered Palmyra (273) and restored political unity to the Roman Empire
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(Lucius Domitius Aurelianus) A.D. 212?–275, Roman emperor 270–275.
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