Philip the Arab

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Philip the Arab
33rd Emperor o the Roman Empire
Bust of emperor Philippus Arabus - Hermitage Museum.jpg
Reign 244–249
Predecessor Gordian III
Successor Decius an Herennius Etruscus
Born c. 204
Philippopolis, Arabia Petraea
Died 249 (aged 45)
Verona, Italia
Issue Marcus Julius Philippus Severus (Philippus II, 238–249)
Spoose
Full name
Marcus Julius Philippus (frae birth tae accession);
Caesar Marcus Julius Philippus Augustus (as emperor)
Faither Julius Marinus
Born c. 204
Philippopolis, Arabia Petraea
Died 249 (aged 45)
Verona, Italia

Philip the Arab (Laitin: Marcus Julius Philippus Augustus;[lower-alpha 1] Arabic: فيليب العربيFīlīb al-ʿArabī c. 204 – 249), an aa kent as Philip or Philippus Arabs, 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 Classical Laitin, Philip's name would be inscribed as MARCVS IVLIVS PHILIPPVS AVGVSTVS.