Julius Marinus was the father of Roman Emperor Philip the Arab and Philip's brother Gaius Julius Priscus. He was deified by his son. Scholar Pat Southern writes that this deification was unusual because Marinus was not an emperor, but it gave Philip's reign more legitimacy.
- Pat Southern , The Roman Empire from Severus to Constantine (Psychology Press, 2001), 71.
- Meckler, Philip the Arab
- Ball, Warwick (2000). Rome in the East: the transformation of an empire. New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-24357-2.
- The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Biography, Houghton-Mifflin, London 2003: p1203
- Riverside Dictionary Of Biography, Houghton-Mifflin, London 2004: p603.
- Ball, Wawrick, Rome in the East: the transformation of an empire, pg. 417
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