Severus is the name of various historical and fictional figures, including:

Emperors in the Severan dynasty
  • Septimius Severus (145–211), Roman Emperor from 193 to 211
  • Alexander Severus (208–235), Roman Emperor from 222 to 235
  • Flavius Valerius Severus (died 307), Roman Emperor from 306 to 307
Other individuals
  • Saint Severus, several Christian saints
  • Sextus Julius Severus, 2nd century Roman general
  • Severus (Encratite), founder of the gnostic sect Severian Encratites
  • Severus of Antioch (c. 465 – c. 538), Non-Chalcedonian and Patriarch of Antioch
  • Libius Severus (420–465), Roman Emperor from 461 to 465
  • Severus Iatrosophista, Byzantine author of De Clysteribus
  • Severus Ibn al-Muqaffaʿ (died 987), Coptic bishop and historian
Fictional characters
  • Severus Snape, character in the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

Other articles related to "severus":

Cassius Severus - Life
... Cassius Severus was said to have risen from a simple background ... role in the social and political life of Rome, rhetoric thus was a vital aspect when Severus was living ... Cassius Severus was one of those who deviated from the ancient manner decisively and brought in the new style ...
Severus Of Naples
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Cassius Severus
... Titus Cassius Severus (died in 32) was an ancient Roman rhetor from the gens Cassia ... Cassius Severus, a fearless fighter of freedom of speech,was sharply eloquent against the new governmental order, which finally saw him exiled and his works banned after his death ...
Calidius - Members of The Gens
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