This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xvi kalendas junias

Elagabalus
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ante diem xvi kalendas junias

  • 218 A.D. — Elagabalus recognized as emperor at Emesa

[note in passing for fans of The Office (North American version) … remember the episode called ‘Launch Party‘ where Michael ended up taking a pizza delivery boy hostage because the pizza joint didn’t honour his coupons? Didn’t the pizza guy in that episode (Kevin McHale look exactly like this bust of Elagabalus?]

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