Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Murphysboro Centuries, 3rd secular

Elagabalus, 218-222 AD
- cousin of Caracalla, nephew of Julia Maesa - was 14 when he became emperor and a homosexual - also was high priest of El-Gabal and tried to bring that worship to Rome, but it was so strange that was never popular - was assassinated by the imperial guard

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