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Septimius Severus was sporting a gold emblazoned regal dress which, accompanied by gracious ballet movements, clearly distinguished him from the enemy.
25 (1997) 21-25, at 22: 'This dedication is ostensibly to the goddess, Virgo Caelestis, but also identifies Julia Domna, the Syrian wife of the Libyan emperor, Septimius Severus, with Caelestis.
Now believed to have been stationed in Britannia prior to the reign of Emperor Septimius Severus, this unit, the Numerus Maurorum Aurelianorum ("maures" in Greek means "dark" or "black"), part of Legio III, was posted there to defend the Empire from the invading Northerners from the other side of Hadrian's Wall.
But Archers saves the best till last - the magnificent ruins at Leptis Magna, birthplace of the Roman Empire's only African emperor, Septimius Severus, and the country's biggest draw.
00pm) The legacy of Septimius Severus, an African who became Emperor of Rome, and proceeded to lead a campaign against Britons holding ground north of Hadrian's Wall.
With the aid of animated sequences, it''s the story of the only black Emperor - Septimius Severus.
The series concludes with The Untold Invasion Of Britain (Channel 4, Thursday, 9pm), the incredible story of the little-known and only black Roman Emperor, Septimius Severus.
The series concludes with a new theory about how the Great Fire of London started, while The Untold Invasion of Britain is about Septimius Severus, an African who became Emperor of Rome.
Finally, The Untold Invasion Of Britain, tells the story of a very bloody foreigner - the only black Roman Emperor - Septimius Severus, an African who seized Rome's throne in a civil war and then fought a brutal campaign in Britain transforming the country in his wake.
With the aid of animated sequences, it's the story of the only black 1Roman Emperor - Septimius Severus.
An immense arch dedicated to Septimius Severus, the Libyan-born Roman Emperor of the second century A.
210 AFTER suffering heavy losses since invading Scotland two years earlier, Roman Emperor Septimius Severus finally decided to call a truce, before losing up to 50,000 men retreating to Hadrian's wall.