Titus Flavius Titianus

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For the late third/early fourth century statesman, see Titus Flavius Postumius Titianus .

Titus Flavius Titianus was Procurator of Alexandria during the reign of Caracalla. He was put to death by Theocritus, the favourite of Caracalla, circa AD 216. [1] [2] He is probably the same Titus Flavius Titianus who was consul suffectus about AD 200; that Titianus was the son of Titus Flavius Claudius Sulpicianus, and brother of Flavia Titiana, the wife of the emperor Pertinax.

Alexandria Metropolis in Egypt

Alexandria is the second-largest city in Egypt and a major economic centre, extending about 32 km (20 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country. Its low elevation on the Nile delta makes it highly vulnerable to rising sea levels. Alexandria is an important industrial center because of its natural gas and oil pipelines from Suez. Alexandria is also a popular tourist destination.

Caracalla Emperor of Ancient Rome

Caracalla, formally known as Antoninus, ruled as Roman emperor from 198 to 217 AD. He was a member of the Severan Dynasty, the elder son of Septimius Severus and Julia Domna. Co-ruler with his father from 198, he continued to rule with his brother Geta, emperor from 209, after their father's death in 211. He had his brother killed later that year, and reigned afterwards as sole ruler of the Roman Empire. Caracalla's reign featured domestic instability and external invasions by the Germanic peoples.

Roman consul High political office in ancient Rome

A consul held the highest elected political office of the Roman Republic, and ancient Romans considered the consulship the highest level of the cursus honorum.

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