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Septimius Severus

by Patrick Hurley
published on 11 April 2011
Lucius Septimius Severus who lived from 145/146 AD to 211 AD was a Roman Emperor of Libyan descent from Lepcis Magna, who reigned April 14, 193 AD to February 4, 211 AD.  Septimius came from a locally prominent Punic family who had a history of rising to senatorial as well as consular status His first visit to Rome was around 163 AD during... [continue reading]

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