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Heliogabalus

[ hee-lee-uh-gab-uh-luhs ]

noun

  1. Varius Avitus BassianusMarcus Aurelius Antoninus, a.d. 204–222, Roman emperor 218–222.


Heliogabalus

/ ˌhiːlɪəʊˈɡæbələs /

noun

  1. Heliogabalus?204222MRomanPOLITICS: hereditary ruler original name Varius Avitus Bassianus. ?204–222 ad , Roman emperor (218–222). His reign was notorious for debauchery and extravagance


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The sensual and abominable Carinus displayed the extravagancies of Heliogabalus, aggravated by the cruelty of Domitian.

If the ghost of Heliogabalus haunts the villa'd shore, it is with no hope of resuming the imperial crown.

It is a wonder that the horoscopes of Heliogabalus and Jack the Painter should have been lacking.

At the table of Heliogabalus the combs of Cocks were an esteemed service; which country stomacks will not admit at ours.

The latest additions, of no special importance, took place under Julia Mamaea and Heliogabalus.

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