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Gordian I on a coin, bearing the title AFR, Africanus.

Gordian I (Latin: Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus Romanus Africanus; c. 159 – 12 April 238) was a Roman Emperor. He was only emperor for one month, alongside his son Gordian II in 238, the Year of the Six Emperors. He was involved in a rebellion against the Emperor Maximinus Thrax. His armies were defeated by those loyal to Maximinus.


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