Decius

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Decius
34t Emperor o the Roman Empire
Emperor Traianus Decius (Mary Harrsch).jpg
Bust o Trajan Decius
Ring249–251 (alone);
251 (wi Herennius Etruscus)
PredecessorPhilip the Arab
SuccessorTrebonianus Gallus an Hostilian
Bornca. 201
Budalia (Martinci, Serbie)
Dee'dJuin 251 (aged 50)
Abrittus (Razgrad, Bulgarie)
Wife
IssueHerennius 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.