Marcus Simplicinius Genialis

Marcus Simplicinius Genialis was a Roman governor and military leader during the third century CE.

Vir Perfectissimus[1]

Marcus Simplicinius Genialis
Augsburg Victory Altar completed after the victory of 260 in Raetia
AllegianceRoman Empire (until 260), then Gallic Empire (260 - ?)
Rankagens vice praesidis (acting governor of Raetia)[1][2]
Battles/warsBattle of Mediolanum

He was the governor of Raetia in 260 when he defected to the Gallic Empire and brought the province under the rule of Postumus. He erected the Augsburg Victory Altar in 260 to commemorate the victory over the Semnones.[3]


  1. ^ a b Potter 2004, p. 256
  2. ^ Clifford Ando Imperial Rome AD 193 to 284: The Critical Century, p. 162
  3. ^ AE 1993, 1231