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
Spouse 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]
Born c. 192
Died 12 Aprile 238 (aged 46)
Carthage, Africae Proconsularis

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.