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L. Septimius Severus came from a knightly family of Leptis Magna in Africa Proconsularis. Septimius Severus plays both in the Roman Empire Embossing-especially as a couple - until then largely unknown deities a prominent role. The aim of this chapter is to illuminate the tension in the imperial representation of Septimius Severus, in the traditional Roman and those with the non-Italian origin of the emperor associated deities were staged. In the study of the relationship of the imperial family to deities is also an important aspect of the imperial representation in the 2nd / 3rd Century. The origin of Septimius Severus from North Africa and his wife from Syria play a central role in the evaluation of the reign of Emperor. The original text of the chapter is in German.

Keywords: Roman Empire; Septimius Severus



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