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    DescriptionBorn in the province of Leptis Magna in Africa Septimius Severus was Roman Emperor from 193 to 211. Severus seized power after the death of Emperor Pertinax in 193 during the Year of the Five Emperors. Once he had reaffirmed his rule over the Western Provinces, Severus waged a brief war in the East against the Parthian Empire, sacking their capital Ctesiphon in 197 and expanding the eastern frontier to the Tigris. Late in his reign he travelled to Britain, strengthening Hadrian's Wall and and re-occupying the Antonine Wall. In 208 he began the conquest of Caledonia (modern Scotland) but his ambitions were cut short when he fell fatally ill in late 210. With the succession of his sons, Severus founded the Severan Dynasty, the last dynasty of the Empire before the Crisis of the Third Century.


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    Title
    Septimius Severus
    Subtitle
    Countdown To Death
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Yasmine Zahran
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 210
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781908531179
    ISBN 10: 1908531177
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC classification: DS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020, HIS026000
    Abridged Dewey: 956
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAR
    DC23: 937.07092
    Publisher
    Gilgamesh Publishing
    Imprint name
    Gilgamesh Publishing
    Publication date
    28 September 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Yasmine Zahran - Author of Philip the Arab: A Study in Prejudice and Septimius Severus: Countdown to Death. Born in Ramallah, Palestine, she was educated at Columbia University, New York, and the University of London, and received a doctorate in archaeology at the Sorbonne, Paris. She worked at UNESCO for a number of years and established, directed and taught at the Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology in Jerusalem (1991-1995). She divides her time between Paris and Ramallah, where she writes and researches, besides traveling extensively to visit archaeological sites.
    Review quote
    Author interviews in the Arab media, including Al-Hayat newspaper in London.