Julia became thede facto ruler of Rome, since the teenager was concerned mainly with religious matters. Their rule was not popular and soon discontent arose, mainly because of the strange sexual behaviour and the eastern religious practices of Elagabalus.
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS Nicopolis ASCLEPIUS HYGEIA TELESPHORUS Roman Coin NGC i66648
The Column of Phocas was the last Imperial monument ever to be erected in the Roman forum. Phocas tended to support the popes in many of the theological controversies of the time, and thus enjoyed good relations with the papacy.