Philip the Arab

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Philip the Arab
33rd Emperor o the Roman Empire
Bust of emperor Philippus Arabus - Hermitage Museum.jpg
Ring244–249
PredecessorGordian III
SuccessorDecius an Herennius Etruscus
Bornc. 204
Philippopolis, Arabia Petraea
Dee'd249 (aged 45)
Verona, Italia
Wife
IssueMarcus Julius Philippus Severus (Philippus II, 238–249)
Full name
Marcus Julius Philippus (frae birth tae accession);
Caesar Marcus Julius Philippus Augustus (as emperor)
FaitherJulius Marinus

Marcus Julius Philippus (Laitin: Marcus Julius Philippus Augustus [a] c. 204 – 249 AD), an aw kent commonly bi his nickname Philip the Arab (Laitin: Philippus Arabus, an aw kent as Philip or Philip I), wis Roman Emperor frae 244 tae 249. He wis born in present-day Sirie, an went on tae acome a major figure in the Roman Empire. He achieved pouer efter the daith o Gordian III, quickly negotiatin peace wi the Sassanid Empire. During his reign, Roum celebratit its millennium.

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  1. In Clessical Laitin, Philip's name wad be inscrived as MARCVS IVLIVS PHILIPPVS AVGVSTVS.