Septimius Severus and Caracalla

Birgitta Hoffmann

A closer look into the reign of the first two Severan emperors and how they changed Rome

3rd October               Justifying a coup – Severus’s and the Antonines

10th October            Septimius Severus in Rome

17th October           The rise of the military

24th October           Julia Domna and the role of the Augusta

7th November         Severan building in Rome and Africa

14th November      The Severans in Britain

21st November      No competition? – Caracalla, the family and the elite

28th November      No personal skills? Caracalla in Alexandria and elsewhere

5th December         Caracalla’s Persian War

12th December      Caught short: Caracalla’s death and Macrinus


The lectures can be attended individually or as a complete course.

Day: Thursdays  Time: 2pm– 4pm

10 weeks, starting 3 October- 12th December 2019 (with halfterm break)


Cross Street Chapel
Cross Street, Manchester, M2 1NL

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£110 14 30

Price for individual lectures (please indicate which lectures when booking).

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£12 14 30


To book, complete the MANCENT booking form and send it with payment to the address below. If you would like to pay via BACS or Paypal please contact Birgitta Hoffmann for details.
Birgitta Hoffmann
55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL
email: mobile: 07747 533 070

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