But something more is necessary to make good men than plenty to eat, as Heliogabalus no doubt found when his head was cut off.
It is Falernian, that once saw the wine vaults of Heliogabalus!
“The Roses of Heliogabalus” are not explained in the catalogue.
Heliogabalus, and the third Gordian, also exhibited Hippopotami.
Heliogabalus and Galerius are reported, when dining, to have regaled themselves with the sight of criminals torn by wild beasts.
The Emperor Heliogabalus built on the Quirinal a meeting-place for this body.
Heliogabalus, spiritu contento, viginti quatuor ostrearum demersit in alvum, quod Dandoni etiam long antecellit.
Heliogabalus would have given a slice of his empire for that one immortal cobbler.
The Antonines pass away and Commodus and Heliogabalus rule in their place.
Hence the body of the Emperor Heliogabalus was thrown into the Tiber.