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Famous People of the 3rd Century AD

Guess the Names of these famous people, who lived in the 3rd century BC
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Last updated: July 7, 2019
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Persian King, who captured the Roman Emperor and caused the 3. Century Crisis
Shapur the Great
He became king of Palmyra and saved Rome in the 3. Century Crisis against Persia
Odaenathus
He overthrow the Parthians and became founder of the Sasanian Empire
Ardashir I
Son of Cao Cao and founder of the Wei kingdom
Cao Pi
Christian head of Catechetical School of Alexandria and Church Father
Clement of Alexandria
Roman emperor, who made every free man a citizen of the empire
Caracalla
Founder of Manichaeism, a gnostic religion popular in Persia
Mani
Founder of the Gupta Empire in northern India
Gupta
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Important biographer of greek philosophers
Diogenes Laërtius
Founder of Neoplatonism
Ammonius Saccas
Historian, who wrote about roman histoy from the foundation of Rome to his present
Cassius Dio
Important neoplatonic philosopher and author of the Enneads
Plotinus
Neoplatonic philosopher, who edited the Enneads and intigrated Aristotelian logic into Platonism
Porphyry
Roman emperor, who was captured by the Persians
Valerian
Influential early theologian, who mixed Platonic, Stoic and Christian Ideas
Origen
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