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  • Intoxicated already before he had even sipped it, he called Macrinus and Zminis to his side, and with glowing looks impressed on them to take particular care that

    A Thorny Path — Complete

  • Intoxicated already before he had even sipped it, he called Macrinus and Zminis to his side, and with glowing looks impressed on them to take particular care that Melissa, with her father, Alexander, and Diodoros were brought to him alive.

    A Thorny Path — Volume 11

  • But it was not alone to repeat this prophecy that the seer had called Macrinus to him, but to inform him that the future empress was betrothed to a young Alexandrian, and that the tender intercourse between the lovers had not been interrupted during Caracalla's courtship.

    A Thorny Path — Complete

  • But it was not alone to repeat this prophecy that the seer had called Macrinus to him, but to inform him that the future empress was betrothed to a young Alexandrian, and that the tender intercourse between the lovers had not been interrupted during

    A Thorny Path — Volume 10

  • 'Macrinus'; and about its base lay some pieces of torn, soiled linen, which still retained enough of their former character, both in shape, size, and colour, to convince Vetranio that they had once served as the vestments of a Pagan priest.

    Antonina

  • Oct. 11th, 2009 at 1: 03 AM reading_gibbon: Chapter VI: Septimius Severus, Caracalla, Macrinus, Elagabalus and Alexander Severus; and taxation

    Gibbon VI

  • Their dynasty had lasted a relatively impressive forty-two years, including the brief interval in which Macrinus temporarily assumed control, but their downfall ushered in a mini dark ages in Roman imperial history.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • But Macrinus struggled to keep the Roman army in the style to which it had become accustomed under the free-spending Caracalla, and his disgruntled soldiers began to look for a new source of compensation.78

    Caesars’ Wives

  • With the death of its ruling emperor and queen mother and the accession of Macrinus, the first Roman emperor without a senatorial background, the snapped thread of Severan succession looked beyond repair.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Both Herodian and the Historia Augusta claim it was Maesa herself, as she was wealthy enough to offer the legions the financial incentive to desert Macrinus.

    Caesars’ Wives

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