Lucius Septimius Severus (145 - 211) an Ancient Roman soldier stationed in Egypt in the 1st century BC. Serverus was born in Leptis Magna in the province of Africa in and was Roman Emporer from 193 to 211.
Theodosius I – R: 379-395. The last emperor to rule over both Eastern and Western portions of the Empire. Invited by Gratian to be co-Augustus of the Eastern Empire after the death of Valens. Forced to recruit from the barbarians. Defeated usurpers Magnus Maximus and Eugenius. Established the “Catholic Church” as the only religion and ended state support for polytheistic religions. Died sooner than expected and had no time to groom his young sons.
Head of Julia Domna, AD 193-217, Julia Domna was a member of the Severan dynasty of the Roman Empire. Empress and wife of Roman Emperor Lucius Septimius Severus and mother of Emperors Geta and Caracalla, Julia was among the most ... Wikipedia
Portrait head of the Roman Emperor Constantine I - In 330 A.D., the first Christian ruler of the Roman empire, Constantine the Great (r. 306–337), transferred the ancient imperial capital from Rome to the city of 'Byzantion' located on the easternmost territory of the European continent, at a major intersection of east-west trade. The emperor renamed this ancient port city Constantinople.
White marble portrait of Roman emperor Severus Alexander, probably made during his reign of about 222-235. Sculptures such as this were used for imperial propaganda & spread throughout the empire. This one was probably made in Egypt.