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All classical accounts of Gaius "Caligula" (12-41) agree that he possessed elements of madness, cruelty, viciousness, extravagance and megalomania. He is described as a coarse and cruel despot with an extraordinary passion for sadism and a fierce energy. He could get extremely excited and angry. Caligula was tall, spindly, pale and prematurely bald. He was so sensitive about his lack of hair that ...

Comprehensive site providing full-length biography of Julius Caesar and short biographies of all major contemporaries; analysis of battles and campaigns; graphics, source quotations.

The goal of this page is to present an illustrated list of Roman Emperors. While I was in Rome In July of 1995 the idea for this page hit me at some point in the Vatican museum. I had seen lists of emperors on the net and I figured these lists would be much more interesting if they had pictures as well. Thus, I tried to snap pics of as many emperors as I could find in various museums.

Roman Emperors - DIR Alphabetic Emperor Index?

The reforms of Augustus solved the major problems of the late Roman Republic. Show fully how 4 major reforms of Augustus solved the problems of the late Roman Republic.

The successors of Julius Caesar, the first five emperors of Rome, Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero.

Information on the life and death of the Roman Emperor Numerian.

Provides detailed family charts for the different imperial dynasties of ancient Rome.

Several years ago I was rereading 'The Twelve Caesars', and reached (quite close to the end) the story of the assassination of the Roman Emperor Domitian, on 18 September, 96 AD. It's quite clear from Suetonius' account (Life of Domitian, start of 14 and end of 16) that there was some astrological significance to the timing of the event - not just that the moon was in Aquarius, but also that the f ...

Online encyclopedia covering the rulers of the Roman Empire from Augustus (27 BC-AD 14) to Constantine XI Palaeologus (1449-1453).

Most sub-continent sized regions have seen persistent empires as a unifying theme. Although often undergoing periods of fragmentation and disunity, these multi-national states seem to reappear in centuries-long cycles of consolidation and decay. In the West, the Roman Empire, either as a fact or as an idea, has exerted an appeal for better than 2000 years. Here are lists associated with the Empire ...

Rule by the Julio-Claudians from Tiberius to Nero. Includes a brief biography of each emperor.

Looks at the imperial cult of Emperor worship in the Roman Empire.

Provides insight into the administrative policies of various Roman Emperors.

Short biographies of the personal lives of insane Roman emperors.

An illustrated listing of emperors compiled by Justin Paola.

Color photographs of statues of some Roman Emperors, including Augustus, Constantine and Hadrian.