Gordian II

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Gordian II
29t Emperor o the Roman Empire
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Denarius featurin Gordian II
Reign 22 Mairch – 12 Aprile 238 (wi Gordian, an in revolt against Maximinus Thrax)
Predecessor Maximinus Thrax
Successor Pupienus an Balbinus
Born c. 192
Died 12 Aprile 238 (aged 46)
Carthage, Africae Proconsularis
Spoose None
Full name
Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus (frae birth tae accession);[1]
Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus Romanus Africanus (as emperor)
Dynasty Gordianan
Faither Gordian I
Mither Unkent, possibly Fabia Orestilla[2]

Gordian II (Laitin: Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus Romanus Africanus Augustus;[3] c. 192 – Aprile 12, 238), wis Roman Emperor for ane month wi his faither Gordian I in 238, the Year o the Sax Emperors. Seekin tae owerthrow the Emperor Maximinus Thrax, he died in battle ootside o Carthage.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Southern, pg. 66
  2. Historia Augusta, The Three Gordians, 17:4
  3. In Classical Laitin, Gordian's name would be inscribed as MARCVS ANTONIVS GORDIANVS SEMPRONIANVS ROMANVS AFRICANVS AVGVSTVS.