handfulsofhistory: Julia Domna (160-217 CE), w…


Julia Domna (160-217 CE), wife of the Emperor Septimius

Julia Maesa (160-224 CE), sister of Julia Domna and grandmother
of future emperors Elagabalus and Severus Alexander

Julia Soaemias (180-222 CE) mother of Elagabalus

Julia Paula, 1st wife of Elagabalus and Empress of Rome 219-200

Julia Mamaea (180-235 CE), mother of the Emperor Severus
Alexander who became the adopted son of his cousin Elagabalus.

Julius Bassianus, the father of Julia Domna and Julia Maesa
was one of the wealthiest men in the empire at the time.  After the death of the Emperor Caracalla, son
of Septimius Severus, Julia Maesa used her wealth to sponsor the legion that
would bring her 14-year-old grandson Elagabalus to power.  Elagabalus was one of most eccentric,
decadent, a scandalous of the emperors.

…the library at George Vanderbilt’s imp…

…the library at George Vanderbilt’s impressive architectural marvel, The Biltmore…in Asheville, North Carolina…

…they say he haunts the library…often one of the staff will walk into the library and are overcome with the unmistakable smell of one of his cigars…

…it is a most wondrous room…full of art and priceless first editions…

…I would want to linger…if I was a ghost…



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