Septimius Severus


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(Lucius Septimius Severus) , 146–211, Roman emperor (193–211), b. Africa. He was campaigning in Pannonia and Illyria when the emperor Commodus was murdered.
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Septimius Severus was sporting a gold emblazoned regal dress which, accompanied by gracious ballet movements, clearly distinguished him from the enemy.
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Septimius Severus, a native son of the Libyan city of Leptis Magna, became Roman Emperor.
The birthplace of Emperor Septimius Severus, its amphitheater, marbled baths, colonnaded streets and a basilica are considered the jewel in the crown of its Roman legacy.
A range of events celebrating the 1,800th anniversary of the death on February 4th, 211 of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus in York--from where he ruled the whole empire for three years.
To stop further invasions in 122 AD, Emperor Hadrian, after visiting Britannia, ordered the building of a wall from coast to coast--117 km (from the Solway Firth on the east coast to the mouth of the River Tyne in the west)--across the northern frontier of the Roman Empire, which was eventually built by the Roman Africans brought there by Emperor Septimius Severus, an African emperor.
during the rule of the emperor Septimius Severus, the map was originally hung on a wall in the Templum Pacis (Temple of Peace), which stood in the middle of an enclosure called Forum of Peace.
But Archers saves the best till last - the magnificent ruins at Leptis Magna, birthplace of the Roman Empire's only African emperor, Septimius Severus, and the country's biggest draw.
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With the aid of animated sequences, it''s the story of the only black Emperor - Septimius Severus.
The series concludes with The Untold Invasion Of Britain (Channel 4, Thursday, 9pm), the incredible story of the little-known and only black Roman Emperor, Septimius Severus.