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Synopsis: Severus defeats Niger and wages a limited Eastern campaign. While Julia Domna is hailed as Mother of the Camps, Caracalla’s elevation to Caesar prompts a second civil war. “There used to be an oracle about Hannibal’s death.‘The soil of Libyssa would cover Hannibal’s body.’The later emperor of the Romans, Severus,Who was a descendant of the Libyans, he put upon this man’sTomb a white piece of marble to honor the commander Hannibal.” - John Tzetzes, Chiliades (or Book of Histories), Book 1, 801 - 805http://s407341505.onlinehome.us/Episode_B30_Mater_Castrorum.mp3. . .
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