Vologases IV - King of Parthia

Eager to avenge the Roman defeats inflicted upon his predecessors, but unable to do so, Vologases watched the numerous smaller kingdoms in Mesopotamia, including Adiabene and Osroene, rise against Roman supremacy.

When Emperor Septimius Severus marched into Mesopotamia (c. 197) to subdue the petty domains, capturing Ctesiphon once again, Vologases could not respond, as a short time later the vassal states of his realm erupted. Vologases was succeeded by his son, Vologases V .

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