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published on 19 June 2011
NOTE: This article has now become the definition of Caracalla. Even though it is now a duplicate entry we're keeping it for all those who have linked to it. The emperor Caracalla was born Lucius Septimius Bassianus on the 4 of April, 188, in Lugdunum (Lyon), where his father Septimius Severus was serving as the governor of Gallia Lugdunensis... [continue reading]
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published on 10 January 2012
Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator, who lived 62 BCE/61 BCE – 13 January 47 BCE and reigned from 51 BCE, was one of the last members of the Ptolemaic dynasty (305–30 BCE) of Egypt. Son of Pharaoh Ptolemy XII of Egypt (80–58 BCE and 55–51 BCE), he succeeded his father in the spring of 51 BCE as co-ruler of Egypt by his marriage... [continue reading]
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published on 11 April 2011
Lucius Septimius Severus who lived from 145/146 AD to 211 AD was a Roman Emperor of Libyan descent from Lepcis Magna, who reigned April 14, 193 AD to February 4, 211 AD.  Septimius came from a locally prominent Punic family who had a history of rising to senatorial as well as consular status His first visit to Rome was around 163 AD during... [continue reading]
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published on 20 March 2011
Lucius Domitius Aurelianus (214 or 215 CE - 275 CE) was Emperor of the Roman Empire from 270 - 275 CE. He was born 9 September 214/215 CE in either Serdica or Sirmium in the province of Moesia (later Dacia Ripensis).  We know little of his early life, except that he was of modest origins, his father being a colonus to a senator named Aurelius. He... [continue reading]
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published on 02 October 2011
Emperor Caracalla was born Lucius Septimius Bassianus on the 4th of April 188 CE in Lugdunum (Lyon) where his father Septimius Severus was serving as the governor of Gallia Lugdunensis during the last years of the Emperor Commodus.  When Caracalla was seven, his name was changed to Marcus Aurelius Antoninus.  This was done because of the wish... [continue reading]