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by Jimmy Akin

in +Did You Know?

Did You Know? One of the lines in Gilbert & Sullivan’s Modern Major General song is, “I can quote in elegiacs all the crimes of Heliogabalus.” What were his crimes? Heliogabalus is better known today as the Roman Emperor Elagabalus, and his crimes were severe enough that his own guard assassinated him Mar. 11, A.D. 222. LEARN MORE.

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