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second emperor of Rome AB 14-37
Tiberius
octavians second wife after scribonia
livia
built a major palace in the middle of the city of rome
nero
military general who conquered the Judeans at Jerusalem
titus
third emperor of the flavian dynasty AD 81-96
Domitian
member of the second triumvirate named caesar's primary heir
octavian
first emperor of rome from the equestrian class
vespasian
nicknamed for the little boots he wore as a child
caligula
responsible for feeding early christians to the lions
nero
limped and suttered, but considered a decent emperor
claudius
power crazed insanity led to his assassination in AD 41
caligula
sent relief to homeless pompeians after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius
titus
first emperor of the julio claudian dynasty
octavian
fourth emperor of julio claudian dynasty
claudius
political general with conquest in Dacia and germania
domitian
built the flavian amphitheatre (better known as the colosseum)
Vespasian/titus
defeated antony and cleopatra at the battle of actium
octavian
considered a paranoid tyrant
tiberius/ domitian
manipulated augustus to bring her son to power
livia
third emperor of the julio claudian dynasty
caligula
founder of the flavian dynasty
Vespasian
his dying words were, "I have made but one mistake"
titus
May have poisoned augutus legitimate nephew and grandsons
livia
military general who helped subdue pannonia and illyricum
tiberius
political general who conquered britannia
claudius
emperor who enjoyed the arts and played music while the city burned down
nero
executed sejanus for attempting a military group
tiberius
victorious general in the year of the four emperors AD 69
vespasian
built a temple in the roman forum for his wife faustina
antonius pius
spent most of his reign touring the provinces instead of staying in Rome
Hadrian
first emperor of the severan dynasty
septimus severus
dressed as fercules and fought as a gladiator
commodus
cross-dressing emperor
elegabulus
fought two wars for the conquest of dacia AD 101-106
trajan
built a huge public bathing complex in rome AD 216
caracalla
an emperor who was also a stoic philosopher
marcus aurelius
built a column in rome depicting his military victories
trajan
adopted trajan as his son and imperial heir
nerva
built a long defensive wall across britannia
hadrian
passed an edict that allowed the new religion of christianity to worship freely
constantine
one of the original tetrarchs stationed in eburacum
constantius chlorus
killed his brother and co-ruler and condemned him to damnatio memoriae
caracalla
deified his lover, antinous after he drowned in the nile river
hadrian
expanded the empire to its greatest extent
trajan
his massive equestrain statue stands on the capitoline hill today
marcus aurelius
his cognomen inndicates his religious devotion and filial piety
antonius pius
composed the meditations a relfection on the nature of duty and virtue
marcus aurelius
passed an edict that made all free inhabitants of the empire roman citizens
caracalla
nicknamed for his heavy military cloak
caracalla
improved the pantheon in rome with huge concrete dome
hadrian
son of marcus aurelius but with no leadership abilities
commodus
initiated the tetrarchy or rule of four
diocletian
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