On this day in AD221 the emperor Elagabalus adopted Severus Alexander
June 26, 2015
What prompted the notorious emperor to adopt his young cousin as his heir?
On this day in 222AD Severus Alexander became emperor of Rome
March 14, 2015
On 14th of March 222 Severus Alexander became emperor at the tender age of just thirteen, making him the second youngest Emperor in Rome’s history.