Bust of Caracalla
Caracalla (April 4, 188 – April 8, 217. Caracallus ), born Lucius Septimius Bassianus and later called Marcus Aurelius Antoninus and Marcus Aurelius Severus Antoninus, was the eldest son of Septimius Severus and Roman Emperor from 211 to 217. He was one of the most nefarious of Roman emperors.
P. V. N. Myers A General History for Colleges and High Schools (Boston, MA: Ginn & Company, 1896)
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