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  Imperators and Emperors
Rome had gotten into the habit of having a relative of Augustus as its emperor, but Nero was the last of these in a position to take the reins of empire.
His suicide created a power vacuum that was briefly filled by three short-lived Emperors, who didn't do too much beyond proving that one didn't have to be of the Julio-Claudian family to be the supreme ruler of Rome.
These six emperors all have something in common: Each was officially recognized by the Roman Senate as being a certified Emperor of Rome.
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 Rental Apartments in Rome:Apartment to Rent in Rome Center
In the cellars of the houses and restaurants which surround the square it is still possible to see the well preserved foundations of the seats of the Roman stadium.
The area is always full of life and there is no more beautiful sight in Rome than St Peter’s in the early morning before the crowds arrive when you can admire the great church in peace and look down the vast Via della Conciliazione to the river.
This area of Rome is as old as Rome itself - it was inhabited by artisans in ancient times.
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 Hotel Rome Net: hotels in Rome. Accommodation booking for hotels, hostels, bed and breakfast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Rome Hotels by Hotel Rome Net, Hotels in Rome for all your accommodation needs.
Yes hotel is the latest opening in a chain of successful accommodations in rome that has been created with only the guest in mind.
This rome hotel caters to all types of travellers and whether you are on business or pleasure Yes Hotel is the perfect choice for anyone looking for a hotel in central Rome.
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  Amazon.co.uk: The Gates of Rome (Emperor): Books: Conn Iggulden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Emperor: The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden
He lives in Hertfordshire, England and is the writer of the brilliant Emperor series that is a must for all reader's who love tales of Ancient Rome.
The Gates of Rome tells the story of an ambitious young man facing a time in the history of Rome when citizen will fight citizen and the Republic is shaken to the core and Julius Caesar will be at the centre of it.
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  Emperor - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Emperor, title, the meaning of which is derived from the Latin imperator, which at first was applied generally to any magistrate of ancient Rome...
Emperor Moth, common name for a European giant silkworm moth, with a wingspan of about 6 cm (about 2.5 in).
Diocletian (245-313), emperor of Rome (284-305), who reformed the administrative machinery of the empire, introducing the two-tiered system of...
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Principate
Under the Antonine dynasty, it was the norm for the emperor to appoint a successful and politically promising general as his successor.
Additionally, the promotion of individuals to the position of Princeps based mainly on their military prowess is seen by many as contributing directly to the downfall of the Principate, the chaos of the third century and the rise of the militaristic dominate.
This process is also said to be established by the emperor Septimus Severus; while the Severan dynasty initially began the terminology of the dominate in reference to the emperor, the various emperors and their usurpers throughout the third century appealed to the people as both military dominus and political princeps.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 79
Roman Emperor is the title historians use to refer to the ruler of the Roman Empire.
Roman Emperor is the title historians use to refer to rulers of the Roman Empire, after the epoch conventionally named the Roman Republic.
Emperor Vespasian Caesar Vespasianus Augustus (November 18, CE 9 – June 23, 79), originally known as Titus Flavius Vespasianus and best known as Vespasian, was the emperor of Rome from 69 to 79.
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In spite of the opposition of Rome and France, Charles was elected (28 June, 1519), and everywhere received the title of "Emperor Elect".
The result of this action was the frightful sack of Rome by the imperial troops in 1527, which the emperor had never intended, but his generals were powerless to prevent, since discipline had vanished in presence of constant privations.
Ferdinand insisted that the authority of princes in the empire, as settled be the agreement of Passan, should be legally recognized by a decree of the Diet, and the equality of the Catholic and Lutheran religions accepted.
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 Newsvine - Emperor Maxentius Insignia Found in Rome
ROME — Archaeologists have unearthed what they say are the only existing imperial insignia belonging to Emperor Maxentius —; precious objects that were buried to preserve them and keep them from enemies when he was defeated by his rival Constantine.
Excavation under Rome's Palatine Hill near the Colosseum turned up items including three lances and four javelins that experts said are striking for their completeness — digs usually turn up only fragments — and the fact that they are the only known artifacts of their kind.
Some of the objects, which accompanied the emperor during his public appearances, are believed to be the base for the emperor's standards — rectangular or triangular flags, officials said.
www.newsvine.com /_news/2006/12/03/466936-insignia-of-emperor-maxentius-unearthed   (510 words)

 Rome: Imperial Rome
This period was the period of the greatest political stability in Imperial Rome after the age of Augustus; when Marcus Aurelius broke the pattern and was succeeded by his son, Commodus (180-192), all hell broke loose again.
So, overall, the character of first century and second century Rome is a moralistic character, in which either the psychology of immorality as both seductive and destructive is explored by some writers, while other writers, such as Seneca and Tacitus, sternly condemn the degeneracy of the age.
Rome itself had eleven aqueducts carrying 300 million gallons of water a day into the city from the surrounding hills.
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 BBC - History - Nero (37 AD - 68 AD)
Nero was the fifth Roman emperor and the last of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, whose reputation is as an ineffectual, neglectful and brutal leader.
Nero was born near Rome on 15 December 37 AD and was known as a child as Domitius.
In 65 AD Gaius Calpurnius Piso led a conspiracy against the emperor and in the purge that followed, a number of prominent Romans were executed, including Seneca and his nephew, the epic poet Lucan.
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 A brief History of Rome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Early Rome was governed by kings, but after only seven of them had ruled, the Romans took power over their own city and ruled themselves.
Though Rome in the end won and Carthage was completely destroyed in the year 146 BC.
The collapse was completed when Rome itself was conquered by the Visigoth Odoacer and his men in the year AD 476.
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 Nero The Emperor Of Rome - Rome $U
Rome was as a whole tired of Nero, as he was...
Kinship of Nero, Emperor of Rome, with Daniel and Lalou Holdt
Nero, Emperor of Rome 61st great-granduncle Nero's life is well known and need not be repeated here.
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 Emperor Constantine
The emperor would be dressed in robes of silk and gold and numerous officials were in the way before one could hope for and audience.
He marched for Rome to meet Maxentius in battle and when he reached the outskirts of the city he had a vision of the Christian cross and heard the words "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign shalt thou conquer).
Constantine's move from Rome to Constantinople and the unresolved demarcation between his roles as Pontifex Maximus and Emperor provided the basis for a long and hitherto unresolved split in between the Christian churches of the West and East, generally referred to as the Orthodox and Catholic churches.
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 Result for Emperor Of Rome
Antoninus / Aurelius / Marcus Aurelius / Marcus Aurelius Antoninus / Marcus Annius Verus - Emperor of Rome
Domitian / Titus Flavius Domitianus - Emperor of Rome
Titus / Titus Vespasianus Augustus / Titus Flavius Vespasianus - Emperor of Rome
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 Palmyra: City in the Sand - Worldpress.org
She took the title of “August,” which was only used by the emperor of Rome, and she had money coined with her and her son’s likeness upon it, without that of the Roman emperor.
In open defiance of Rome, Zenobia and her son set themselves up as rivals to Aurelian who was at that time having difficulties on the German borders of the Empire.
Zenobia was taken prisoner to Rome, where she starved herself to death, but not before she learned that a last bloody revolt by her subjects against their Roman rulers had been put down, and that her splendid wealthy city had been pillaged and was due to be destroyed (273).
www.worldpress.org /print_article.cfm?article_id=2004&dont=yes   (990 words)

 The Emperor Gods of Rome
At the same time that Horace was denouncing the decay of Roman customs, emperor Augustus was seeing to not only restoring the old temples but also the building of new ones and all of these were being clad in brilliant marble and embellished with propagandistic art and sculpture.
As the first emperor of Rome he also ensured that the title of supreme priest (Pontifex Maximus) sat firmly within his roles and this lasted right through the empire until the fall of the last emperor Romulus Augustulus.
Emperor Augustus who came after him was extremely careful not to appear autocratic or power hungry at all.
www.mariamilani.com /ancient_rome/emperor_gods_of_rome.htm   (875 words)

 Hbo Rome Series
Rome is a co-production between the BBC and HBO.
Rome, the saga of two ordinary Roman soldiers and their families, looks at the birth of the Roman Empire through the eyes of ordinary citizens, as well as famous historical figures such as Julius Caesar, Mark Antony and Rome's first Emperor, Octavian.
Rome is the first series co-production between the BBC and HBO, who previously co-produced the acclaimed serial Band Of Brothers, which won the 2002 Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries.
www.unrv.com /hbo-rome-series.php   (877 words)

 Brainboost - Who was the last emperor of Rome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The last emperor of Rome was Romulus Augustulus.
Romulus Augustus, the last emperor of Rome, was a target of much mockery, already in his own day.
But Honorius was a weak emperor, and gladiatorial battles are thought to have survived his rule, persisting even after the last emperor of Rome, Romulus Augustulus, was overthrown in AD 476.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Marcus Aurelius
Tensions between Rome and Parthia had intensified in the last years of Antoninus' reign over control of Armenia, the vast buffer state which had often aroused enmity between the two powers, since each wished to be able to impose a king favorable to its interests.
The two emperors hastened north, after a rapid mobilization of forces, which included the drafting of slaves, since the manpower potential of the empire had been so impaired by the consequences of the plague and the losses and troop commitments in the East.
Marcus recommended to Commodus continuation of the war, but the new emperor was eager to return to Rome and the ease and luxury of the imperial court and entered into a peace agreement.
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 Frederick II, Holy Roman emperor and German king. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
1194–1250, Holy Roman emperor (1220–50) and German king (1212–20), king of Sicily (1197–1250), and king of Jerusalem (1229–50), son of Holy Roman Emperor Henry VI and of Constance, heiress of Sicily.
Otto finally prevailed and was crowned emperor (1209) at Rome, but immediately alienated the pope by attempting to reassert imperial control in Italy.
While emperor and pope were thus at swords’ points, Europe was threatened (1241) by a Mongol invasion under Batu Khan.
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 The Glory of Byzantium | Publications for Educators | Explore & Learn | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The pro-Christian Roman emperor Constantine I dedicates the city of Constantinople (in Greek "the city of Constantine"), established on the site of the Greek city Byzantium, as the new capital of the Roman Empire.
The empire is divided into eastern and western portions under Arkadios and Honorius, the sons of Emperor Theodosius I. Rome is sacked by the Visigoths.
Charlemagne, king of the Franks, is crowned "Emperor of the West" by Pope Leo III in Rome.
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 BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Space impact 'saved Christianity'
It was just before a decisive battle for control of Rome and the empire that Constantine saw a blazing light cross the sky and attributed his subsequent victory to divine help from a Christian God.
Constantine was the son of the western emperor Constantius Chlorus.
Constantine was to be a Caesar, or junior emperor.
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 Commodus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The future Roman emperor Commodus was born 161 AD to the emperor Marcus Aurelius and Faustina.
As a boy, Commodus went with his father on his military expeditions to the Rhine and Danube frontiers and was quiet spoiled.Upon his father's death in 180 AD,Commodus became the next emperor of Rome and the last of the Antoinne's.
Though nothing worthwhile occurred during the reign of Commodus, he did not persecute the Christians like previous emperors and a few conversions were said to have taken place during his reign.
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 Brainboost - the second emperor of rome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Tiberius was the second emperor of ancient Rome, succeeding the powerful Caesar Augustus..
Tiberius, the second emperor of Rome, was his uncle..
Tiberius, Romes second emperor (14 - 37 AD), extended the policies of Augustus well into the first century AD It was his strong desire to encourage growth and establish a solid middle class (bourgeoisie), which he saw as the backbone of the Empire..
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Outside of Rome, Antinous repaired many roads and renovated many ports throughout the empire, most notable of these ports are at Alexandria, Caieta and Terracina.
Antonius believed that he should remain in Rome for the duration of his reign so as to receive news and messages from the provinces quickly and easily.
Antonius would be one of the last emperors to be in Rome for the duration of his reign due to the fact that his time is considered the "calm before the storm" within the Roman Empire.
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 Rome, Italy  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
The period of Rome’s early history, under Etruscan kings and under the Republic, is represented by relatively few relics; the legacy of the following period, the Roman Empire, is extensive in comparison.
Emperor Trajan had the last of the imperial forums built in the early 2nd century.
Emperor Constantine the Great therefore founded the city of Constantinople as the Christian "New Rome." Although Rome then began to decline, the first major Christian basilicas, among them the original Saint Peter’s, were constructed during this period.
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 The Title of Emperor
The history of Ancient Rome is usually divided into three phases: the monarchy, from the (mythical) foundation of the city in 753BC to the expulsion of the Etruscan dynasty in 509BC, followed by the Republic until 27BC, at which point the Principate or Empire begins with Augustus.
By 1040 the emperor called himself Rex Romanorum, and by the 12th century the standard style of the Emperor in the west was Dei gratia Romanorum imperator semper augustus (in German: Von Gottes Gnaden Römischer Kaiser, zur aller Zeit Mehrer des Reichs).
Grugdingly, it conceded the "Majesty" to the Czar of Russia in 1675.
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