Claudius Gothicus

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Claudius II
Santa Giulia 4.jpg
Bust o Emperor Claudius II.
42nt Emperor o the Roman Empire
Reign September 268 – Januar 270
Predecessor Gallienus
Successor Quintillus
Born Mey 10, 213(213-05-10)
Sirmium, Pannonia Inferior
Died January 270 (aged 56)
Sirmium, Pannonia Inferior
Full name
Marcus Aurelius Valerius Claudius (frae birth tae accession);
Marcus Aurelius Valerius Claudius Augustus (as emperor);
Caesar Marcus Aurelius Valerius Claudius Pius Felix Invictus Augustus Pontifex Maximus Germanicus Maximus Gothicus Maximus (full teetles)

Claudius II (Laitin: Marcus Aurelius Valerius Claudius Augustus;[1][2] Mey 10, 213 – Januar 270), commonly kent as Claudius Gothicus, wis Roman Emperor frae 268 tae 270. During his reign he foucht successfully against the Alamanni an scored a victory against the Goths at the Battle o Naissus. He died efter succumbin tae a plague (perhaps smawpox) that ravaged the provinces o the Empire.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. In Clessical Laitin, Claudius' name would be inscribed as MARCVS AVRELIVS VALERIVS CLAVDIVS AVGVSTVS.
  2. Jones, pg. 209