American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Caracalla Real name Marcus Aurelius Antonius. A.D. 188-217. Emperor of Rome (211-217) who was obsessed with and sought to imitate Alexander the Great. His brutal, undisciplined rule of the empire led to his assassination and left only a legacy of infamy.
- n. A Roman emperor that ruled from 211 to 217 AD
“You will wonder, perhaps -- for it is Bassianus Antoninus, whom they call Caracalla and”
“Neither business, nor pleasure, nor flattery, could defend Caracalla from the stings of a guilty conscience; and he confessed, in the anguish of a tortured mind, that his disordered fancy often beheld the angry forms of his father and his brother rising into life, to threaten and upbraid him.”
“The elevation of Caracalla is fixed by the accurate M. de Tillemont to the year 198; the association of Geta to the year 208.] 11 Herodian, l.iii. p. 130.”
“Few fragments of it remain; but from the circus of Caracalla, which is better preserved, a tolerably good idea of the ancient circus may be formed.”
“His wife was named Julia Domna, and he left two sons, usually called Caracalla and Geta, who divided the empire; but”
“Rome is full of baths -- vast ruined ones erected by various emperors and still bearing their names -- such as Caracalla's Baths and Titus ”
“It was called a 'Caracalla', and it was from this garment that Bassianus Antoninus had gained his nickname.”
“I represent him among other heroes such as Caracalla might be.”
“Caracalla', and it was from this garment that Bassianus Antoninus had gained his nickname.”
“Aurelius Antoninus was called "Caracalla" because he adopted the Gaulish _caracalla_ in preference to the Roman”
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