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Kaiserbiographien: Augustus (31 v. Chr. – 14 n. Chr.)

Montag, Februar 25th, 2013

prospectiva imperialia Nr. 1 [25.02.2013] DE IMPERATORIBUS ROMANIS An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers DIR Atlas Augustus (31 B.C. – 14 A.D.) [Additional entry on this emperor’s life is available in DIR Archives] Garrett G. Fagan Pennsylvania State University Abb.: http://www.roman-emperors.org/Augustu1.jpg   Introduction Augustus is arguably the single most important figure in Roman history. In […]

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Kaiserbiographien: Tiberius (14 n. Chr. – 37 n. Chr.)

Dienstag, März 12th, 2013

prospectiva imperialia Nr. 2 [11.03.2013] DE IMPERATORIBUS ROMANIS An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers DIR Atlas Tiberius (A.D. 14 – 37) Garrett G. Fagan Pennsylvania State University Abb.: http://www.roman-emperors.org/Tiberius.gif   Introduction The reign of Tiberius (b. 42 B.C., d. A.D. 37, emperor A.D. 14-37) is a particularly important one for the Principate, since it was […]

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Kaiserbiographien: Gaius (Caligula) (37 n. Chr. – 41 n. Chr.)

Mittwoch, März 27th, 2013

prospectiva imperialia Nr. 3 [27.03.2013] DE IMPERATORIBUS ROMANIS An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers DIR Atlas Gaius (Caligula) (A.D. 37 – 41) Garrett G. Fagan Pennsylvania State University Abb.: http://www.roman-emperors.org/upload/caligula.gif   Introduction Gaius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (b. A.D. 12, d. A.D. 41, emperor A.D. 37-41) represents a turning point in the early history of the […]

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Kaiserbiographien: Claudius (41 – 54 n. Chr.)

Sonntag, April 7th, 2013

prospectiva imperialia Nr. 4 [07.04.2013] DE IMPERATORIBUS ROMANIS An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers DIR Atlas Claudius (41 – 54 A.D.) Garrett G. Fagan Pennsylvania State University Abb.: http://www.roman-emperors.org/claudius.jpg Introduction Ti. Claudius Nero Germanicus (b. 10 BC, d. 54 A.D.; emperor, 41-54 A.D.) was the third emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty. His reign represents a […]

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Kaiserbiographien: Nero (54 – 68 n. Chr.)

Samstag, April 27th, 2013

prospectiva imperialia Nr. 5 [27.04.2013] DE IMPERATORIBUS ROMANIS An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers DIR Atlas Nero (54 – 68 A.D.) Herbert W. Benario Emory University Abb.: http://www.roman-emperors.org/Nero.jpg   Introduction and Sources The five Julio-Claudian emperors are very different one from the other. Augustus dominates in prestige and achievement from the enormous impact he had […]

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Kaiserbiographien: Galba (68 n. Chr. – 69 n. Chr.)

Donnerstag, Mai 9th, 2013

prospectiva imperialia Nr. 6 [09.05.2013] DE IMPERATORIBUS ROMANIS An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers DIR Atlas Galba (68 – 69 A.D.) [Additional entry on this emperor’s life is available in DIR Archives] John Donahue College of William and Mary Abb.: http://www.roman-emperors.org/Galba.jpg   Introduction The evidence for the principate of Galba is unsatisfactory. The sources either concentrate […]

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Kaiserbiographien: Otho (69 n. Chr.)

Samstag, Mai 25th, 2013

prospectiva imperialia Nr. 7 [25.05.2013] DE IMPERATORIBUS ROMANIS An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers DIR Atlas Otho (69 A.D.) [Additional entry on this emperor’s life is available in DIR Archives] John Donahue College of William and Mary Abb.: http://www.roman-emperors.org/otho.jpg Introduction In January 69 Otho led a successful coup to overthrow the emperor Galba. Upon advancing […]

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Kaiserbiographien: Vitellius (69 n. Chr. )

Sonntag, Juni 23rd, 2013

prospectiva imperialia Nr. 8 [23.06.2013] DE IMPERATORIBUS ROMANIS An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers DIR Atlas Vitellius (69 A.D.) [Additional entry on this emperor’s life is available in DIR Archives] John Donahue College of William and Mary Abb.: http://www.roman-emperors.org/Vitel.jpg It is often difficult to separate fact from fiction in assessing the life and reign of […]

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Kaiserbiographien: Vespasian (69 – 79 n. Chr.)

Freitag, Juni 28th, 2013

prospectiva imperialia Nr. 9 [27.06.2013] DE IMPERATORIBUS ROMANIS An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers DIR Atlas Titus Flavius Vespasianus (A.D. 69-79) John Donahue College of William and Mary Abb.: http://www.roman-emperors.org/vescoi.gif Introduction Titus Flavius Vespasianus (b. A.D. 9, d. A.D. 79, emperor A.D. 69-79) restored peace and stability to an empire in disarray following the death […]

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Kaiserbiographien: Titus (79 – 81 n. Chr.)

Sonntag, Juli 28th, 2013

prospectiva imperialia Nr. 10 [27.07.2013] DE IMPERATORIBUS ROMANIS An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers DIR Atlas Titus Flavius Vespasianus (A.D. 79-81) John Donahue College of William and Mary Abb.: http://www.roman-emperors.org/titus.gif Early Life Titus was born on 30 December A.D. 39 in Rome, one of three children of Vespasian, Roman emperor (A.D. 69-79), and Domitilla I, […]

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