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Alexander Severus

(Marcus Aurelius Alexander Severus) (sĭvēr`əs), d. 235, Roman emperor (222–35), b. Syria. His name was changed (221) from Alexius Bassianus when he was adopted as the successor to HeliogabalusHeliogabalus
or Elagabalus
, c.205–222, Roman emperor (218–22). He was a priest of the local sun god, Elagabalus, at Emesa and was named Varius Avitus Bassianus.
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. Although he won a triumph in a campaign (232) against Ardashir I of Persia, he could not maintain discipline among his own troops and had to retire from battle. In a mutiny on the Rhine, he and his mother, Julia Mamaea, were murdered by the supporters of MaximinMaximin
(Caius Julius Verus Maximinus) , d. 238, Roman emperor (235–38). A rough Thracian soldier of great physical strength, he rose in the army, and when the soldiers revolted against Alexander Severus, they proclaimed Maximin emperor at Mainz.
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 (d. 238).

Severus, Alexander:

see Alexander SeverusAlexander Severus
(Marcus Aurelius Alexander Severus) , d. 235, Roman emperor (222–35), b. Syria. His name was changed (221) from Alexius Bassianus when he was adopted as the successor to Heliogabalus.
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El autor de la vida de Alejandro Severo en la HA desarrollo un relato para asociar desde su nacimiento al emperador romano con su modelo alejandrino.
9-12) Lo cierto es que entre Septimio y Alejandro Severo el prestigio de Alejandro parece haberse acrecentado en el Imperio romano, especialmente en su zona oriental (61).
Sin embargo, sus relaciones con Alejandro Severo fueron lo suficientemente buenas como para ocupar el consulado, y como hemos dicho una similar devocion por Alejandro puede ser encontrada en el ultimo miembro de la dinastia de los Severos.
No hay, por lo tanto, ningun dato sobre Antonino que sugiera que el origen pudiera haber estado en su paideia, mientras que sobre Alejandro Severo si hay noticias de lecturas de biografias sobre su homonimo macedonio (72).
3) podia ser rastreada en el nacimiento de Alejandro Severo (80) (HA.