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Julia Domna

160 - 217

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Julia Domna (Latin: [ˈjuːli.a ˈdomna]; c. 160 – 217 AD) was Roman empress from 193 to 211 as the wife of Emperor Septimius Severus. She was the first empress of the Severan dynasty. Domna was born in Emesa (present-day Homs) in Roman Syria to an Arab family of priests of the deity Elagabalus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julia Domna has received more than 377,761 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Julia Domna is the 111th most popular companion (down from 106th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Syria (down from 15th in 2019) and the most popular Syrian Companion.

Julia Domna was the wife of emperor Septimius Severus and the mother of emperor Caracalla. She is most famous for being the first woman to become Augusta, the title given to the wife of an emperor.

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Among COMPANIONS

Among companions, Julia Domna ranks 111 out of 687Before her are Maria Anna of Neuburg, Gala Dalí, Carlos, Prince of Asturias, Anne of Denmark, Adelaide of Italy, and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg. After her are Sita, Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, Bianca Maria Sforza, Anne of Kiev, Maria Amalia of Saxony, and Julia the Elder.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 160, Julia Domna ranks 2Before her is Sextus Empiricus. After her is Sextus Julius Africanus. Among people deceased in 217, Julia Domna ranks 3Before her are Caracalla and Pope Zephyrinus. After her is Judah ha-Nasi.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Julia Domna ranks 19 out of 158Before her are Muawiya II (661), Ibn Kathir (1301), Marwan II (688), Al-Nawawi (1233), Pope Sisinnius (650), and Imad ad-Din Zengi (1087). After her are Iamblichus (245), Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik (691), Al-Maʿarri (973), Ibn al-Nafis (1212), Aemilius Papinianus (142), and Avidius Cassius (130).

Among COMPANIONS In Syria

Among companions born in Syria, Julia Domna ranks 1