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Caracalla's scowl

Caracalla's scowl

With the death of Commodus in AD 192, a new family, the Severans, came to rule the Roman Empire. One of them was Caracalla. Looking at his portraits, one has to ask: why the angry face?

Written by Josho Brouwers

Why do we study the ancient world?

Why do we study the ancient world?

For this very first episode of the Ancient World Magazine podcast, we talk about why we study the ancient world.

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