Alexander Severus

Alexander Severus

Marcus Julius Gessius Alexianus(AD 208 – AD 235) Marcus Julius Gessius Alexianus was born in AD 208 in Caesarea (sub Libano) in Phoenicia. He was the son of Gessius Marcianus and Julia Avita Mamaea, daughter of Julia Maesa. Just like his cousin Elagabalus, Alexander had inherited the priesthood of the Syrian sun god El-Gabaal. Alexander …

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