Gordian III

Gordian III: emperor of the Roman world (r. 238-244).

Gordian IIINames:

Successor of: Pupienus and Balbinus


Main deeds

The horse of Shapur tramples Gordianus III (relief at Bishapur)Legions: III Gallica reconstituted; III Augusta disbanded

Succeeded by: Philippus Arabs, his praetorian prefect

Buidings: expanded barracks for the soldiers of the Misenum navy in Rome

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