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Lucius Septimius Severus

Lucius Septimius Severus: emperor of the Roman world (193-211).

Septimius Severus
Septimius Severus


Successor of: Pertinax, Didius Julianus


Early career

Main deeds

Julia Domna, Septimius Severus, Geta (erased), and Caracalla
Julia Domna, Septimius Severus, Geta (erased), and Caracalla

New legions: I Parthica, II Parthica, III Parthica

Buildings (Rome)

Arch of Septimius Severus, Arch of the Bankers, Baths of Severus, Septizodium

Buildings (outside Rome)

Contemporary events

Succeeded by: Caracalla, Geta

"No battles and no victories can be compared to those of Severus, and no army to the size of his army; there are no comparable uprisings among nations, or total number of campaigns, or length and speed of marches."note

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