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Heliogabalus

[hee-lee-uh-gab-uh-luh s]
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noun
  1. Varius Avitus BassianusMarcus Aurelius Antoninus, a.d. 204–222, Roman emperor 218–222.
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Examples from the Web for heliogabalus

Historical Examples

  • It is Falernian, that once saw the wine vaults of Heliogabalus!

    Aurelian

    William Ware

  • Heliogabalus ate in faith, and went to his fathers contented.

  • Heliogabalus, and the third Gordian, also exhibited Hippopotami.

  • Another falsity of history is that of Heliogabalus—was it not?

  • Heliogabalus was the first Emperor who wore silk for clothing.

    Chats on Costume

    G. Woolliscroft Rhead


British Dictionary definitions for heliogabalus

Heliogabalus

Elagabalus

noun
  1. original name Varius Avitus Bassianus. ?204–222 ad, Roman emperor (218–222). His reign was notorious for debauchery and extravagance
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