Septimius Severus: Rome’s First African Emperor

Rome’s first African emperor fought wars from Scotland to Syria in the search for imperial stability. What role did this imperial outsider have in shaping the fate of the Roman Empire?

Jun 11, 2020By Kieren Johns, MA Classics & Ancient History, BA History & Ancient History
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By Kieren JohnsMA Classics & Ancient History, BA History & Ancient HistoryKieren is a UK based contributing writer currently studying for a PhD in Classics and Ancient History, investigating the representation and authority of the Severan emperors. He is passionate about sharing his interest in the past with as many people as possible. Away from his research, Kieren is also interested in arts, literature, and travel.