(person) A.d. 208?-235; Rom. emperor (a.d. 222-235)
Alexander-severus Sentence Examples
It was long supposed that she was a noble lady of Rome who, with her husband and other friends whom she had converted, suffered martydom, c. 230, under the emperor Alexander Severus.
The history of Rome, which consisted of eighty books, - and, after the example of Livy, was divided into decades, - began with the landing of Aeneas in Italy, and was continued as far as the reign of Alexander Severus (222-23s).
From the time of Alexander Severus the post was open to senators also, and if a knight was appointed he was at the same time raised to the senate.
The emperor Alexander Severus had images of Abraham, Christ and Alexander the Great among his household Lares.