Today in History - March 11th. 222 - Elagabalus - Roman Emperor

Around 203, Marcus Aurelius Antonius Augustus was born in Rome (Italy).
He also was known as Heliogabalus or Elagabalus.


Elagabalus
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His parents were Sextus Varius Marcellus and Julia Soaemias.


Coins with the picture of Julia Soaemias 
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From 218 till 222, Elagabalus became Roman Emperor. 


Coin of Elagabalus 
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There was a lot of controversy about Elagabalus. He married five women and 
divorced them. 

On March 11th. 222, he was murdered 
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