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Circa 215 AD, The Roman Emperor Elagabalus, (204 - 222), (Emperor Heliogabalus), Emperor from 218. Born Varius Avitus Bassianus, but he took the name of the sun god Elagabal. (Photo by Spencer Arnold Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Circa 215 AD, The Roman Emperor Elagabalus, (204 - 222), (Emperor Heliogabalus), Emperor from 218. Born Varius Avitus Bassianus, but he took the name of the sun god Elagabal. (Photo by Spencer Arnold Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)