Philip the Arab (Person, Concept)

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Philip the Arab (en), Philippus Arabs (de), Philippe l'Arabe (fr), Filippo l'Arabo (it), Filipo el Árabe (es), Φίλιππος ο Άραβας (el)Additional labels


Philip the Arab (Latin: Marcus Julius Philippus Augustus; c. 204 – 249), also known as Philip or Philippus Arabs, was Roman Emperor from 244 to 249. He came from Syria and rose to become a major figure in the Roman Empire. He achieved power after the death of Gordian III, quickly negotiating peace with the Sassanid Empire. During his reign, Rome celebrated its millennium.

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