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Elagabalus (204-222)

"Elagabalus (/ˌɛləˈɡæbələs/), also known as Heliogabalus (Latin: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus; c. 204 – 11 March 222), was Roman emperor from 218 to 222. A member of the Severan dynasty, he was Syrian, the second son of Julia Soaemias and Sextus Varius Marcellus. In his early youth he served the god Elagabalus as a priest in Emesa, the hometown of his mother´s family. As a private citizen, he was probably named Sextus Varius Avitus Bassianus. Upon becoming emperor he took the name Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus. He was called Elagabalus only after his death." - (en.wikipedia.org 30.10.2019)

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Background

Husband of Annia Faustina
son of Julia Soaemias (180-222) [mother of], Caracalla (0188-0217) [father of]
Husband of Aquilia Severa 220-221 n. Chr.
was killed 11.03.222 n. Chr.
was buried Tiber

Biography

lived Emesa 217-218 n. Chr.
Traveller Nikomedia 218-219 n. Chr.

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Denar für Julia Maesa mit Darstellung der PudicitiaDenar des Elagabal für Julia Soaemias mit Darstellung der VenusAureus des Elagabal mit Darstellung des Kaisers in QuadrigaDenar des Elagabal mit Darstellung der RomaAs des Elagabal mit Darstellung des Kaiser in QuadrigaIntaglio mit männlichem Porträt mit Kranz (Elagabal), Anfang 18. Jh.
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Commissioned Elagabalus (204-222)
Was depicted (Actor) Julia Soaemias (180-222)
Was depicted (Actor) Venus
Was depicted (Actor) Julia Maesa (165-224)
Was depicted (Actor) Pudicitia (Mythology)

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Emesa36.71666717529334.733333587646Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Nikomedia29.94166755676340.763889312744Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Tiber12.07766628265443.786914825439Burial placedb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
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