Septimius Severus: Father of The Severin Dynasty

Introduction This article will focus on the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus. He became Emperor in the year 193 CE. He was the Father of Caracalla and Geta as well as the Husband of Julia Domna. We will cover his early life, How he became Emperor of Rome, his decisions and character, The Severin Dynasty, hisContinue reading “Septimius Severus: Father of The Severin Dynasty”

Julia Domna: Mother Of The Camps

Introduction This article will focus on Julia Domna. We will cover Julia Domna’s early life, accomplishments, personality, coinage, and death. Roman Empress Julia Domna was the wife of Septimius Severus and a member of the Severin dynasty. Early Life Julia Domna was born in 160AD in Emesa (Homs), Syria. Julia Domna’s family came from aContinue reading “Julia Domna: Mother Of The Camps”

Caracalla: The Son Of Septimius

Introduction This article will focus on the Roman Emperor Caracalla who became Emperor in the first few years of the 3rd century AD. During a time when Roman power and influence over her Barbarian neighbors began to weaken. We will also discuss the baths of Caracalla since it is a building still standing named afterContinue reading “Caracalla: The Son Of Septimius”

Elagabalus: Tragic And Tumultuous Teenage Emperor Of Rome

Introduction This article will discuss the tragic and tumultuous reign of Emperor Elagabalus. Out of all the Emperors and important figures in Rome’s long history, few Emperor’s reigns were as tragic or controversial as that of Roman Emperor Elagabalus. The teenage Emperor would eventually go down in history as one of Rome’s worst Emperors. WeContinue reading “Elagabalus: Tragic And Tumultuous Teenage Emperor Of Rome”

Denarius: How Rome’s Coins Kept an Empire Stable

Introduction Throughout history, there have been many different types of money. Many of which have had a significant impact on the economical and political concepts of finance, commerce, military, building projects, entertainment, and personal investments of many people and nations. Perhaps none remained as stable, influential, significant, or as widely used as the Roman Denarius.Continue reading “Denarius: How Rome’s Coins Kept an Empire Stable”