After that, Marciana and Matidia went to live with Trajan and his wife Pompeia Plotina. [[5]]Eck 1985, 98 … In 163, he was sent to Britain to control uprisings in the north. He rebuilt a number of forts, most notably that at Coria . Germania Superior ("Upper Germania") was an imperial province of the Roman Empire.It comprised an area of today's western Switzerland, the French Jura and Alsace regions, and southwestern Germany.Important cities were Besançon (), Strasbourg (Argentoratum), Wiesbaden (Aquae Mattiacae), and Germania Superior's capital, Mainz (Mogontiacum).It comprised the Middle Rhine, bordering on … Caerellius Priscus is the name given to the man on an inscription recovered at Mogontiacum (), set up by a governor of Germania Superior who was afterwards governor of Roman Britain in the late 170s.. ]), governor of the Roman province of Lugdunensis (east-central and northern Gaul) who led a revolt in Gaul against the emperor Nero.His rebellion, begun in March 68, was followed by other revolts in Spain, Africa, and Egypt and set in motion a series of events that led to Nero’s suicide the following June. The Gauls changed it from a name for a people to the name for the territory. While governor of the province called Germania Superior, motivated by a personal grudge against Emperor Domitian, he led a rebellion known as the Revolt of Saturninus, involving the legions Legio XIV Gemina and Legio XXI Rapax, camped in Moguntiacum (). In 98, the emperor Trajan ordered the legion to build roads in the region north of the Danube, where Tibiscum (modern Jupa) was founded (and copper mines were explored). Calpurnius Agricola was governor of Germania Superior around 158. [[3]]E.g., governor of Germania Inferior on the grounds of a unique aureus of Laelianus showing the figure of Germania as Virtus Militum and holding a flag inscribed XXX, a reference to the legio XXX Ulpia Victrix stationed in Germania Inferior (Lafaurie 1975, 894). Germania Superior was reestablished as an Imperial Roman province in 90, taking large amounts of territory from Gallia Lugdunensis. Gaius Julius Vindex, (died ad 68, Vesontio, Germania Superior [now Besançon, Fr. During his term as general, the governor of Germania Superior, a man named Antonius Saturninus, revolted, and Trajan ordered his men to march to the Rhine. They were a Teutonic people, who were first mentioned in the 4th century BC. [[4]]König 1981, 134. Lucius Antonius Saturninus was a Roman senator and general during the reign of Vespasian and his sons. Germania was a Roman name originally given to tribe of people who lived along the Rhine River. In 70/71, Patruinus possibly served as governor of Germania Superior. The name of his son in the inscription implies that his gentilicium was "Caerellius", which is how Anthony Birley refers to him. Nevertheless, the Seventh had shown that it was a serious army unit, even when its base was in the far west and at a large distance from the frontier. In 50, Pomponius led the Roman legions to victory against the Chatti and freed the survivors of the Battle of … Pomponius continued to serve as governor of the Creta et Cyrenaica until 50, at which time Claudius appointed him as governor and legatus of Germania Superior. Upon his death, in 78, in Rome, Patruinus was a priest and served as a member of the Arval Brethren. Unfortunately, the revolt of the governor of Germania Superior, Lucius Antonius Saturninus, in 89, prevented the ultimate success. This was a vast forested wilderness to the north that Rome knew very little about. When in 89 the governor of Germania Superior, Lucius Antonius Saturninus, revolted against the lawful emperor Domitian, XIIII Gemina and XXI Rapax supported him. However, they arrived too late. In 161 or 162 he was made governor of Britain and remained until at least 163, possibly until the end of the 160s. 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