[el-uh-gab-uh-luh s, ee-luh-]
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Macrinus is overthrown by Elagabalus, who succeeds him as emperor of Rome.
After the insolvency under Elagabalus, payments were exacted in gold by weight, and as it grew scarcer its value rose.The Law of Civilization and Decay
Apropos of honey-pie, Caligula or Elagabalus (I forget which) had a dish of nightingales tongues served up.Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. I (of 2)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Vitellius and Apicius feasted on the tongues of flamingoes, and Elagabalus on their brains.Foods and Culinary Utensils of the Ancients
It may seem probable, the vices and follies of Elagabalus have been adorned by fancy, and blackened by prejudice.
- same as Heliogabalus
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