Therefore, the Roman Empire could not overcome the disaster Emperor Valerianus was taken prisoner by the Persians in 260. Well call me a chip dip me in queso because I’m nacho bitch shirt. In the Eastern Empire, the rulers of the city of Palmyra, in Syria, had more rights until the Palmyra Empire was born – this is a more dangerous threat than the Persian Empire for Rome. The western provinces of the Roman Empire near the border (limes) of the River Rhine all separated and established a third nation, an autonomous nation in the Roman Empire – that of the Gallia Empire. Right in Rome, the Emperor’s interests were always threatened, to preserve Italy and the Balkans. The prophets Gallienus and Claudius Gothicus had to face these problems, and Aurelianus decided to deal with them after taking the throne.