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Caracalla (0188-0217)

"Caracalla (/ˌkærəˈkælə/ KARR-ə-KAL-ə; Latin: Marcus Aurelius Severus Antoninus Augustus; 4 April 188 – 8 April 217), formally known as Antoninus (Ancient Greek: Ἀντωνῖνος), ruled as Roman emperor from 198 to 217 AD. He was a member of the Severan dynasty, the elder son of Septimius Severus and Julia Domna. Co-ruler with his father from 198, he continued to rule with his brother Geta, emperor from 209, after their father´s death in 211. He had his brother killed later that year, and reigned afterwards as sole ruler of the Roman Empire. Caracalla´s reign featured domestic instability and external invasions by the Germanic peoples." - (en.wikipedia.org 23.11.2019)

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son of Julia Domna (170-217) [mother of], Septimius Severus (146-211) [father of]
was born Lugdunum 04.04.188 n. Chr.
father of Elagabalus (204-222) [son of], Julia Soaemias (180-222) [mother of]
brother of Publius Septimius Geta (189-211 n. Chr.)

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Thermen des Caracalla/RomAnfiteatro Flavio o Colosseo.
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[Relation to person or institution] Caracalla (0188-0217)
Image taken Fratelli Alinari
Printing plate produced Friedrich B. Henkel (1936-)
[Relation to person or institution] Septimius Severus (146-211)

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