|Vologases V ARSHAKUNI King of Parthia & Armenia
Vologases V ARSHAKUNI King of Parthia & Armenia
Ruled Armenia 180-191 and Parthia 190-207
He was attacked by the Roman emperor Septimius Severus in 195. Severus advanced into Mesopotamia, occupied Nisibis and plundered the Parthian capital Ctesiphon in 199, capturing many Parthians and selling them into slavery. He attempted in vain to conquer the Arabic fortress at Atra. In 202 peace was restored with the Roman Empire in effective control the whole of Mesopotamia.
He was succeeded by his elder son Vologases VI, but a younger son Artabanus IV rebelled and civil war ensued.
Vologases married K'UJISUNI Princess of Iberia, daughter of Pharasmenes III K'UJISUNI King of Iberia and Unknown.