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Historiae by Tacitus
Translated by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb
Book I Chapter 28: Revolt of Otho. The guard[AD 69]
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Julius Martialis was the tribune on guard in the camp. Appalled by the enormity and suddenness of the crime, or perhaps fearing that the troops were very extensively corrupted and that it would be destruction to oppose them, he made many suspect him of complicity. The rest of the tribunes and centurions preferred immediate safety to danger and duty. Such was the temper of men's minds, that, while there were few to venture on so atrocious a treason, many wished it done, and all were ready to acquiesce.

Event: Revolt of Otho