The TRUTH about The First Trans Roman Emperor – Christories | History Lessons – ep 28

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This week on Christories, we’re talking about THE FIRST TRANS ROMAN EMPEROR!! We got the HILARIOUS @MikeCannonComedy joining us and learning with us🙌 Elagabalus was a Roman emperor who ruled from 218 to 222 AD. His short reign was notorious for sex scandals and religious controversy. He was known to have many parties, and at one point have a relationship with his chariot driver Hierocles. Elagabalus would beautify himself with cosmetics, makeup and wigs, and liked to be called Hierocles’s mistress, wife and queen. Real quick backstory: Born in 203 AD in Syria, he became emperor at 14 after the assassination of his cousin, Caracalla. Elagabalus is well known for his eccentricities, including promoting the worship of the Syrian sun god Elagabal, which sparked controversy in Rome. His reign was marked by religious innovation, scandalous behavior, and political instability. He was assassinated at the age of 18 due to growing discontent, and his cousin Severus Alexander succeeded him. 🙆🏼‍♂️ TELL US IN THE COMMENTS your favorite moment BABES OR MAYBE WE MISSED SOME COOL THINGS!! 🙌

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Welcome to Christories where comedian Chris Distefano tells you about a time in history. We uncover the REAL TRUTHS in World History that you may have not known about!

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— Written and Researched by Chris Distefano and Venetia
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