Macrinus (Laitin: Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus; ca. 165 – Juin 218), wis Roman Emperor frae 217 tae 218. Macrinus wis o Berber (Indigenous fowk o North Africae) strynd an as a member o the equestrian class he acame the first emperor who did nae hail frae the senatorial class.
|24t Emperor o the Roman Empire|
|Ring||8 Aprile 217 – Juin 218|
|Dee'd||Juin 218 (aged 53)|
|Spouse||Nonia Celsa (?)|
Macrinus wis owerthrown an executit in 218.
- In Clessical Laitin, Macrinus' name would be inscribed as MARCVS OPELLIVS SEVERVS MACRINVS AVGVSTVS.
- "Macrinus, by race a Moor, from Caesarea... one of his ears had been bored in accordance with the custom followed by most of the Moors", Cassius Dio, Dio's Rome (bk 79), Kessinger Publishing, 2004, v.6, p.21