[ gal-buh ]
/ ˈgæl bə /
Ser·vi·us Sul·pi·cius [sur-vee-uhs suhl-pish-uhs], /ˈsɜr vi əs sʌlˈpɪʃ əs/, 5? b.c.–a.d. 69, Roman emperor a.d. 68–69.
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How to use Galba in a sentence
Galba had declined the nomination a term or two, but in the end he'd accepted office—and got his throat cut inside a year.
Otho, Neros former companion, from his distant station on the shore of the Atlantic, sent messages of cheer to Galba.
Some accounts declare that he could hear soldiers cursing his name and declaring that Galba would be his successor.
The guards had concluded to declare for Galba, and had accordingly gone away, leaving the fallen tyrant to his fate.
He would go and meet Galba as a suppliant, and, falling upon his knees before the conqueror, would implore him to spare his life.
British Dictionary definitions for Galba
Servius Sulpicius (ˈsɜːvɪəs sʌlˈpɪʃəs). ?3 bc –69 ad, Roman emperor (68–69) after the assassination of Nero
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