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Julia Domna (c.170-217): Roman empress, wife of the emperor Septimius Severus.
- Father: Julius Bassianus
- Husband: Septimius Severus
- Sister: Julia Maesa
- Sons: Caracalla, Geta
- c.170: Born in Emesa
- 185: Marriage to Septimius Severus
- 186: Birth of Caracalla
- 189: Birth of Geta
- 193: Accession of Severus; Julia Domna called Augusta
- 195: Honorary title Mater Castrorum
- 211, February: Death of her husband
- 211, December: Caracalla kills Geta
- 215: In charge of the cura epistularum Graecarum, epistularum Latinarum, and the office of a libellis
- 217: Assassination of Caracalla; commits suicide in Antioch
- Buried in the Mausoleum of Augustus, later transferred to the Mausoleum of Hadrian
Julia Domna played an important role as center of circle of Roman and Greek philosophers and sophists, including Philostratus, whom she ordered to write the Life of Apollonius.
After her death and the brief reign of Macrinus, her family fortune was restored by Julia Domna's sister Julia Maesa, who put het grandson Heliogabalus on the throne.