2nd October 2019

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Who was the first black Roman emperor?

Lucius Septimius Bassianus (April 4, 188 – April 8, 217), commonly known as Caracalla, was a Black Roman Emperor who ruled from 211 to 217. Caracalla was the eldest son of Septimius Severus, the first black African-born Emperor of Rome.

So, what continent is Rome a part of?

Europe

Is there a city of Rome on every continent?

During further research we found out that there actually is a city called Rome (or Roma) on every continent of the world. The United States of America actually has 9 cities named after the Italian capital. Thus, every location is connected to the nearest Rome according to fastest travel time.

Why Rome is called Rome?

According to legend, Ancient Rome was founded by the two brothers, and demi-gods, Romulus and Remus, on 21 April 753 BCE. The legend claims that, in an argument over who would rule the city (or, in another version, where the city would be located) Romulus killed Remus and named the city after himself.
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