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Caracalla
22nt Emperor o the Roman Empire
Reign 198–211 (wi Severus);
209 – 4 Februar 211
(wi Severus an Geta);
Februar – December 211
(with Geta);
December 211 – 8 Aprile 217 (alone)
Full name Lucius Septimius Bassianus (frae birth tae 195);
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Caesar (195 tae 198);
Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus
(198 tae 211);
Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Antoninus Pius Augustus (211 tae daith)
Born 4 Aprile 188(188-04-04)
Birthplace Lugdunum
Dee'd 8 Aprile 217(217-04-08) (agit 29)
Place o daith Near Harran
Predecessor Septimius Severus (alone)
Successor Macrinus
Wife Fulvia Plautilla
Dynasty Severan
Faither Septimius Severus
Mither Julia Domna

Caracalla (Laitin: Marcus Aurelius Severus Antoninus Augustus;[1] 4 Aprile 188 – 8 Aprile 217) wis Roman emperor o Berber strynd frae 198 tae 217.[2] The eldest son o Septimius Severus, he reigned jyntly wi his faither frae 198 till Severus' daith in 211. For a short time he then ruled jyntly wi his younger brither Geta till he hard him murthered later in 211. Caracalla is remembered as ane o the maist notorious an unpleasant o emperors acause o the massacres an persecutions he authorized an instigatit throughoot the Empire.[3][4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. In Classical Laitin, Caracalla's name would be inscribed as MARCVS AVRELIVS SEVERVS ANTONINVS AVGVSTVS.
  2. "Caracalla" The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary. Tony Deverson. Oxford University Press 2004. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press.
  3. Hurley, P. (2011). Life of Caracalla at Ancient History Encyclopedia
  4. "Caracalla" A Dictionary of British History. Ed. John Cannon. Oxford University Press, 2001. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press.
    "Caracalla" World Encyclopedia. Philip's, 2005. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press.