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  Five Good Emperors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The "Five Good Emperors" if you go to lakeside don't use this web site- luv bobby henry(sometimes erroneously called the Nervan-Antonian Dynasty, which is actually a conflation of the Nervo-Trajanic and Antonine dynasties, including Commodus) were a series of five emperors of the Roman Empire who ruled from 96 to 180.
Among the Roman emperors, the period of the five good emperors was particularly notable for the peaceful method of succession.
Each emperor chose his successor by adopting an heir, thus preventing the political turmoil associated with the succession both before and after this period.
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 Five Good Emperors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The five good emperors were a series of five emperors of the Roman Empire who ruled in the 2nd century.
The five emperors were known for their moderation and their reign corresponds to the period known as the Pax Romana.
Because none of the emperors were related, the five good emperors are not considered a dynasty.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Five Good Emperors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Holy Roman Emperor was, with some variation, the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, the predecessor of modern Germany, during its existence from the 10th century until its collapse in 1806.
The "Five Good Emperors" (sometimes called the Nervan-Antonian Dynasty) were a series of five emperors of the Roman Empire who ruled from 96 to 180 AD.
The end of the reign of the Five Good Emperors was characterized by Aurelius's death on the frontier in 180 AD.
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 Roman Empire - MSN Encarta
The savage civil war of the Year of the Four Emperors concluded with the triumph of Vespasian (ad 69-79), a plainspoken and practical soldier from the Italian middle class whose style contrasted with the eccentricity of the noble Julio-Claudians.
Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180), who followed his uncle Antoninus Pius to the imperial throne, was a humane and energetic leader, but war dominated his reign.
One emperor, Trajan, and possibly another, Hadrian, were born in Spain, although they both traced their ancestry to Italians colonists who had settled in the province.
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 Five Good Emperors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The five emperors were known for moderation and their reign corresponds to the known as the Pax Romana.
Because none of the emperors related the five good emperors are not a dynasty.
The armies were by the firm but gentle hand of successive emperors whose characters and authority commanded The forms of the civil administration were preserved by Nerva Trajan Hadrian and the who delighted in the image of liberty were pleased with considering themselves as the ministers of the laws.
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 Five good emperors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Among the Roman emperors, the period of the fivegood emperors was particularly notable for the peaceful method of succession.
Each emperor chose his successor by adopting an heir, thus preventing the political turmoil associated with the successioneither before and after this period.
The forms of the civil administration werecarefully preserved by Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, and the Antonines, who delighted in the image of liberty, and were pleased withconsidering themselves as the accountable ministers of the laws.
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 Talk History Forum - Five good Emperors of Rome.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Marcus Aurelius also was good, but he had bad luck and the barbars encouraged to cross the limes, there was a epidemy, and finally he left the Throne to his son Commodo (no, he never did anything to restaure the Republic, forget Gladiator).
Because this threads refers only to the five emperors that were called "the good Emperors", and they are only the five that appear in the poll.
Actually other Emperors, as Augustus or Vespasian, were considered better Emperors than, for example, Nerva or Antoninus Pius, but this five came together, and during their reign the prosperity of the Empire reached its hedge, contrasting with the decay after Marcus Aurelius.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Nerva
The first of Edward Gibbon's so-called "Five Good Emperors," Nerva is credited with beginning the practice of adopting his heir rather than selecting a blood relative.
Mutiny of the Praetorians and the Adoption of Trajan
The emperor not only relented, but was forced to give a public speech of thanks to the mutineers for their actions.
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Good Emperors The Five Good Emperors known as Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus Aurelius, were a series of excellent emperors who ruled in Rome from 96-180 AD, following the Flavian Dynasty.
Each emperor chose his successor by adopting an heir, preventing the political chaos related with the succession both before and after this period.(1) The first of these great emperors was Marcus Cocceius Nerva, ruling from 96-98 AD, who was selected to take the throne by the assassins of the prior emperor, Domitian.
The second emperor, Trajan, was in power from 98-117 and began his reign with display, killing all the leaders of the group who had humiliated Nerva.
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 Rome and Romania, Roman Emperors, Byzantine Emperors, etc.
Emperors are commonly known by particular parts of their names, or by nicknames, e.g.
Decius and Herennius were killed in battle by the Goths in 251 -- the only Roman Emperors to die in battle (against external enemies) besides Julian (against the Persians, 363), Valens (against the Goths again, 378), Nicephorus I (against the Bulgars, 811), and Constantine XI (with the fall of Constantinople to the Turks, 1453).
With Valens as the senior Emperor, he didn't wait for assistance before moving to put down a revolt by the Visigoths, who had recently been admitted as refugees from the Huns but were now rising up against mistreatment by their hosts.
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 Marcus Aurelius
A highly authoritative figure was needed to command the troops, yet the emperor himself could not defend both fronts at the same time.
The mission reached the Chinese capital Luoyang in 166 and was greeted by Emperor Huan of the Han Dynasty.
Such an image was meant to portray the Emperor as an always victorious all-conquering lord of the earth.
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 Flavians and Five “good” emperors; municipia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His theory was that a man like Vespasian would not try to become emperor; he was the son of an equestrian tax collector, from a small Italian town.
In short, he was a stern, hardworking emperor with a sense of humor.
The fourth of the "good" emperors, Antoninus Pius, was in fact too good to say anything interesting about.
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 Rome Under Better Emperors 96-180 by Sanderson Beck
After the last Flavian Emperor Domitian was murdered in 96, five Emperors were selected or adopted based on their ability rather than on birth.
In 82 Dio was banished by Domitian from Rome, Italy, and Bithynia for advising a conspiring relative of the Emperor.
Dio believed that guardian spirits are good and that the wise are fortunate and happy because they are guided by them; but the unhappy are so, not because their guardian spirit is bad, but because they neglect the good spirit.
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 Five Good Emperors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
That, in a context of emperors and no clothes, it was even a full-Monty workout of the...
Over the last five years you people were so good -- over tax...
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 Trajan, Hadrian & Marcus Aurelius
Trajan (98 - 117) ruled for 19 years and is remembered as one of the most renowned and greatest of the Roman emperors.
Trajan's good rule in Rome and abroad earned him the title of "Optimus Princeps" or "Best Ruler." He died of a stroke while on a military campaign in the eastern provinces.
Marcus Aurelius (161 - 180) ruled for 19 years and was the last of the "Five Good Emperors." His death brought an end to the Pax Romana.
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 Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. VI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was just the sort of centre, in a region sufficient for a separate patriarchate, to suggest to an ambitious and unscrupulous prelate an effort at independency.
Meletius, who succeeded the good Alexander, was just the man to set up for himself; a man not unlikely to be stimulated by the bad example of Paul of Samosata, and by the ingenuity that triumphed over the first council that called Paul to account.
With Nerva the "five good emperors" (so called) begin, but the "good Aurelius" was a persecutor.
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-Herod Archelaus was deposed by the Roman Emperor, Augustus because of Herod Archelaus' brutal treatment of the Jews of Judea and Samaria.
Thus Tiberius, the son of Augustus' wife Livia by her first marriage, became the new Emperor of Rome.
The Emperors maintained both domestic tranquility and relative peace on the borders.
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 Alexa Web Search - Results for Antonine emperors
I t is well known that Roman emperors often had themselves portrayed as their favorite deity.
Antoninia is named after the Antonine Emperors of ancient Rome, who presided over one of the high points of ancient Western civilization.
These tombs were tunneled into the bedrock in the age of the Antonine emperors (2nd century A.D.) for a single wealthy family still practicing the ancient religion.
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 Alexa Web Search - Results for Antonine emperors
The Five Good Emperors and the Age of the Antonines.
When we, Constantine and Licinius, emperors, had an interview at Milan, and conferred together with respect to the good and security of the commonweal, it seemed to us that, amongst those things that...
The Stevenages are as good as the Antonines, I hope; and you are a Stevenage.
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However, the greatest period of growth was just ahead and the empire did not reach the pinnacle of its power and wealth for another century.
          The first five of the six Antonines, are celebrated as the “five good emperors.” The good emperors were Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus Aurelius..
Both Christianity and Manicheism commended virtue, condemned vice, believed that the virtuous man is at war with the forces of evil, and would face a last judgement for the reward of the good and the punishment of the evil.
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 Adoptiefkeizers - Wikipedia
Het wordt een bloeiperiode, ook de Gouden Eeuw van Rome genoemd, waarin alle keizers het keizerrijk op bekwame wijze regeren.
Deze periode is in het Engels ook bekend als "Five Good Emperors" ("Vijf Goede Keizers").
De Adoptiefkeizers overlappen voor een groot gedeelte met de keizers van het Antonijnse huis en deze twee groepen worden vaak gecombineerd tot de groep Adoptiefkeizers and Antonijnse huis.
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 Roman Emperors
Sometimes called the period of the "Five Good Emperors," or the "Adoptive Emperors." Rome had five able emperors in a row as emperors abandoned the practice of choosing members of their family to succeed them.
Instead, new emperors were chosen for their ability and competence and adopted as sons by the previous emperor.
Most of the emperors were generals who seized power by force and violence.
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 Free Essay on Rise and fall of the Roman Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After this slew of sub-par emperors, the Roman Empire reached its apex with “the five good emperors”.
The five good emperors were successful mostly due to the fact that they abandoned the tradition of having their son take over the empire but rather they chose men of ability to continue the reign.
The emperor would select a man who showed that he was capable of running the empire.
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 Golden Age of Rome - The Five Good Emperors - History for Kids!
When Domitian was assassinated in 96 AD, people were very much afraid that it would be like after the assassination of Julius Caesar, or after Nero's suicide, and there would be another civil war.
Quickly the Senate met and chose one of the senators to be emperor.
Nerva didn't have time to do much as emperor, because he died in 98 AD, after only two years in power, but he did start a new system for choosing the next emperor which worked better: he chose somebody who seemed like he would do a good job, and he adopted him as his son.
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 Emperors During Pax Romana Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lasting from AD 96 to 180, these.....the reign of these "Good Emperors" as during -- and after.
Of twenty-seven emperors or would be emperors, all but...
Roman Emperors During the Pax Romana (31 B.C.-200 A.D.) Maps of the Roman Empire Imperial Rome Roman Emperors...
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 Five Good Emperors Glossary @ GreatArtworks.com (Great Artworks)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Five Good Emperors Glossary @ GreatArtworks.com (Great Artworks)
The "Five Good Emperors" (sometimes erroneously called the Nervan-Antonian Dynasty, which is actually a conflation of the Nervo-Trajanic and Antonine dynasties, including Commodus) were a series of five emperors of the Roman Empire who ruled from 96 to 180.
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