Pupienus

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Pupienus
30t Emperor o the Roman Empire
Bust o Pupienus
Reign 22 Aprile – 29 Julie 238 (wi Balbinus, an in revolt against Maximinus Thrax)
Full name Marcus Clodius Pupienus Maximus
(frae birth tae accession);
Imperator Caesar Marcus Clodius Pupienus Maximus Augustus (as emperor)
Born c. 165 or c. 170
Dee'd 29 Julie 238 (aged 68 or 73)
Place o daith Roum
Predecessor Gordian I an II
Successor Gordian III
Affspring Tiberius Clodius Pupienus Pulcher Maximus
Marcus Pupienus Africanus Maximus
Pupiena Sextia Paulina Cethegilla
Faither ? Marcus Pupienus Maximus
Mither ? Clodia Pulchra

Pupienus (Laitin: Marcus Clodius Pupienus Maximus Augustus;[1] born c. 165/170[2] – 29 Julie 238), an aa kent as Pupienus Maximus, wis Roman Emperor wi Balbinus for three months in 238, during the Year o the Sax Emperors. The soorces for this period are scant, an thus knawledge o the emperor is leemitit. In maist contemporary texts Pupienus is referred bi his agnomen "Maximus" rather nor bi his cognomen (faimily name) Pupienus.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. In Classical Laitin, Pupienus' name would be inscribed as MARCVS CLODIVS PVPIENVS MAXIMVS AVGVSTVS.
  2. Michael Grant, The Roman emperors: a biographical guide tae the rulers o imperial Rome, 31 BC-AD 476 (1985), pg. 144