In political skill he was an overmatch for Diocletian, and his military successes were unequalled since the triumph of Aurelian.
The Baths of Caracalla and Diocletian had then their pillars and coating of marble.
These provincial divisions were modified by Diocletian but without seriously affecting the life of Gaul.
Diocletian is said to have behaved on this occasion with unusual sternness.
His house was a pleasant villa near the Baths of Diocletian.
It was impossible that Diocletian should submit to the affront put upon him without an earnest effort to avenge it.
The elaborate machinery devised by Diocletian at once broke down.
Like Augustus, Diocletian may be considered as the founder of a new empire.
Thereafter, for a while it waned only to flame again under Diocletian.
The victory of Diocletian was remarkable for its singular mildness.