Decius

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Decius
34t Emperor o the Roman Empire
Emperor Traianus Decius (Mary Harrsch).jpg
Bust o Trajan Decius
Ring 249–251 (alone);
251 (wi Herennius Etruscus)
Predecessor Philip the Arab
Successor Trebonianus Gallus an Hostilian
Born ca. 201
Budalia (Martinci, Serbie)
Dee'd Juin 251 (aged 50)
Abrittus (Razgrad, Bulgarie)
Wife
Issue Herennius Etruscus an Hostilian
Full name
Gaius Messius Quintus Decius
(frae birth tae accession);
Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Traianus Decius Augustus
(as emperor)

Trajan Decius (Laitin: Gaius Messius Quintus Decius Augustus;[1] ca. 201 – Juin 251), wis Roman Emperor frae 249 tae 251. In the last year o his reign, he co-ruled wi his son Herennius Etruscus till thay were baith killed in the Battle o Abritus.

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  1. In Clessical Laitin, Decius' name would be inscribed as GAIVS MESSIVS QVINTVS DECIVS AVGVSTVS.