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 (sə-vîr′əs), Lucius Septimius ad 146-211.
Emperor of Rome (193-211) who expanded the role of the military and reformed the judicial system. He died during a campaign in Britain.


(Biography) Lucius Septimius (sɛpˈtɪmɪəs). 146–211 ad, Roman soldier and emperor (193–211). He waged war successfully against the Parthians (197–202) and spent his last years in Britain (208–211)


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Lucius Septimius, a.d. 146–211, Roman emperor 193–211.
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Septimius Severus in despatch; Adeste si quid mihi restat agendum.
One particularly aggressive proponent of centuriation was Emperor Septimius Severus, who ruled from AD 192 to 211 and whose 400,000-man army was spread across an empire of 70 million people, from the Atlantic to the eastern shores of the Black Sea and from northern England to southern Egypt.
The transition from the micro to the macro, from coins to monumental statuary, came about after the numismatist Alan Walker called him out of the blue one day in New York and asked him if he wanted to see a bust of Septimius Severus ('the first emperor to hail from Africa, and mocked in the Senate for his rustic accent').
South Florida) explores how Roman emperor Septimius Severus (145-211) used the image of Julia Domna to negotiate ideologies within the popular and ruling classes.
It reflects the beliefs and cultural traditions of the late 180s, the show evokes the commonplace worship of the sun god and Julia's first meeting with her future husband, the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus.
Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna : Leptis Magna was enlarged and embellished by Septimius Severus, who was born there and later became emperor.
55: 'The poem is really in honour of Julia Domna, the Syrian wife of the Libyan (African) Emperor Septimius Severus.
the city became prominent when native son Septimius Severus was emperor of Rome between 193 and 211 A.
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.
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.