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  Coliseum Rome Italy
Originally called the amphitheatre Flavian or the Colosseum, it was built by the Flavian emperors to appease the Roman citizens.
The existing facility was getting dilapidated and the Flavian dynasty needed to buy peace.
So the land taken by Nero was snatched back and a coliseum built at the side of an artificial lake at his residence.
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  Roman Emperors - DIR Vespasian
A.D. 79, emperor A.D. 69-79) restored peace and stability to an empire in disarray following the death of Nero in A.D. In the process he established the Flavian dynasty as the legitimate successor to the Imperial throne.
Following the assassination of Gaius on 24 January, A.D. 41, Vespasian advanced rapidly, thanks in large part to the new princeps Claudius, whose favor the Flavians had wisely secured with that of Antonia, the mother of Germanicus, and of Claudius' freedmen, especially Narcissus.
The latter army, suffering from a lack of discipline and training, and unaccustomed to the heat of Rome, was defeated at Cremona in late October.
www.roman-emperors.org /vespasia.htm   (2523 words)

 Flavian Emperors AD 69 to 96, Ancient Roman coins - Calgary Coin Gallery
He established the short-lived Flavian dynasty, consisting of himself and his sons, Titus and Domitian.
The dynasty ended when Domitian turned bad and was murdered in a plot involving his wife.
For the coins of the Flavian dynasty, for each Emperor we will be listing the coin in a sequence that better reflects their historical context, rather than the more traditional alphabetical order most reference books use.
www.calgarycoin.com /roman3.htm   (323 words)

 Flavian Dynasty
It's little wonder, considering the tired psyche of the masses, that a strong and competent man such as Vespasian was able to establish firm control and the foundation of a dynasty.
Vespasian, while establishing a rather short lived 'Flavian Dynasty' that in itself would only last about 30 years, proved to be a vital historical figure, propping up a flailing Roman state at a time of intense need.
The Flavian era, lasting for 27 years was born in an era of violent turmoil after the death of Nero, established stability and peace, and ended violenty with the assassination of Domitian.
www.unrv.com /early-empire/flavian-dynasty.php   (801 words)

  Flavian Dynasty Ancient Roman Coins For Sale:BuyOnLineNow   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flavian Dynasty Coins for sale (A.D. Titus Flavius Vespasianus succeeded in gaining the purple in A.D. 69 after a particularly bloody round of civil wars which followed the demise of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.
‘Flavian’ was the name used to describe any member of his family and any supporter of his cause.
The Flavian dynasty ended on 18th September A.D. 96 with the assassination of Domitian in the Imperial Palace on the Palatine.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Flavian Dynasty
The Flavian dynasty was a series of three Roman Emperors who ruled from 69, the "Year of the Four Emperors", to 96, when the last member was assassinated.
Although the period of the Flavians was relatively short, the name proved popular, and was a common component of Roman names for generations thereafter.
He established the short-lived Flavian dynasty, consisting of himself and his sons, Titus and Domitian.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flavian-Dynasty   (254 words)

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The Flavian dynasty followed the Julio-Claudian dynasty, and for the most part provided the empire with leaders that would end up restoring some strength into the office of princeps.
The Flavians would end up falling due to the fact that they were foreign, and not acclimated to the “Roman” way of life.
Question 2: The Flavian and Antonine dynasties were at the time when Rome was and became culturally the ancient Rome everyone envisions.
www.duke.edu /~wem3/forms/RmnHstFinal.doc   (1541 words)

 JewishEncyclopedia.com - VESPASIAN:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Emperor of Rome from 69 to 79; founder of the Flavian dynasty.
The defeat of Cestius Gallus convinced Nero that the Jewish uprising was a serious matter, and he transferred the command of his army to the veteran Flavius Vespasianus, who had already fought courageously against the Britons.
All three Flavian emperors struck coins with such legends as Ἰουδαίας ἐαδωκυίας "Iudæa devicta," or "Iudæa capta" (Madden, "Coins of the Jews," pp.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=64&letter=V&search=Vespasian   (1654 words)

 Was Jesus & Christianity Invented by Rome?
Certainly the most likely of the Caesars would have been the Flavian dynasty, which lasted from 69 96 CE, the period when most scholars believe at least some of the Gospels were written.
Further, the Flavians should be considered as the creators of the Gospels simply because the victors write history.
The Flavians are also linked to the origins of Christianity in that a number of royal family members were among the first Christians.
www.sikhspectrum.com /112006/joe.htm   (900 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Flavian dynasty
Flavian Emperors AD 69 to 96, Ancient Roman coins - Calgary Coin Gallery
The dynasty ended when Domitian turned bad and was murdered in a plot involving his wife.
For the coins of the Flavian dynasty, for each Emperor we will be listing the coin in a sequence that better reflects their historical context, rather than the more traditional alphabetical order most reference books use.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flavian-dynasty   (254 words)

 The Gospels After Josephus
Flavius Vespasian, the founder of the Flavian Dynasty was an unknown person of lowly birth, (his father was a customs supervisor).
This was the start of a propaganda campaign that assisted the Flavian dynasty to come to rule and to rule the Roman empire.
His two sons followed him to the rule and the Flavian dynasty was a fact.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Atrium/3678/FlavianT.htm   (8032 words)

 Amphitheater   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For the professional gladiator, however, the amphitheater was also a place of redemption, in which one could overcome death by victory or by stoically accepting it.
The rest of the spectators were screened from the sun by awnings suspended from poles that were installed around the rim of the Flavian amphitheater.
In fact, a company of sailors were in charge of the awnings of the Flavian Amphitheater.
depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu /classics/amphthtr.htm   (811 words)

It was built by the members of the Flavian dynasty (Vespasian, Titus, and Domitian) and its name in ancient times was the amphitheatrum Caesareum, "Caesar's (i.e., the emperor's) amphitheater." In modern times, it is often referred to as the "Flavian Amphitheater.
It was dedicated in 80 AD by the emperor Titus and estimates of its capacity range from 40,000 to about 60,000 (see an ancient depiction of a crowded Colosseum on a coin).
The rest of the spectators were screened from the sun by awnings suspended from poles that were installed around the rim of the Flavian amphitheater on the attic story (see image at top of page).
depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu /classics/gladiatr/amphthtr.htm   (1220 words)

 The Roman Empire: in the First Century. The Roman Empire. Emperors. Vespasian | PBS
Using his new position to grant himself more powers, Vespasian immediately began talking up his humble origins and publishing the divine omens he claimed had predicted his spectacular rise.
Finally, he wasted no time establishing his dynasty, insisting that his two sons — Titus and Domitian — would succeed him.
Although he had gained his position through violence and was still a military dictator, he legitimized himself and his dynasty by offering Rome a stable, peaceful future.
www.pbs.org /empires/romans/empire/vespasian.html   (620 words)

 Roman Empire at AllExperts
However, their background as a military dynasty led to further marginalization of the senate, and a conclusive move away from princeps, or first citizen, and toward imperator, or emperor.
All of the Flavians had rather poor relations with the Senate, due to their autocratic rule, however Domitian was the only one who encountered significant problems.
The founder of the dynasty, Lucius Septimius Severus, belonged to a leading native family of Leptis Magna in Africa who allied himself with a prominent Syrian family by his marriage to Julia Domna.
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 bloch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Furthermore, an analysis of the representations of mourning women on the coins of the Flavians will enable us to conjure a more accurate assessment of Vespasianís and Titusí reaction to the Jewish War of C.E. 66-70 and provide a fairer estimate of the role that women themselves played in the Jewish insurrection.
The Flavian methodology of numismatic, gender-based humiliation scorned the members of the insurrection that, so utterly devastated, their women were forced to sue for peace.
And through such alarming representations, the Judaean people may have been reminded that a price is always to be paid for indiscretion, an indiscretion which in the eyes of the Flavian dynasty was rooted as much in their military insurgence as in their personal religious and social heritage.
www.apaclassics.org /AnnualMeeting/02mtg/abstracts/zarrow.html   (380 words)

Theodora became the second wife of Constantius I, Maxentius became the usurpative Augustus of Italy and North Africa, and Fausta became the second wife of Constantine I. Interestingly, Eutropia's blood line is the most consistent throughout the Neo-Flavian dynasty since she is Julian (the Apostate's) oldest direct imperial relation.
The elder Helena was the first wife of Constantius I, and the mother of Constantine I. Helena, who was not of aristocratic birth, was divorced from Constantius I when he was raised to the rank of western Augustus and, in the process, married the imperial daughter Theodora.
Both the Neo-Flavian dynasty and the architecture it produced present a gigantic puzzle with many diverse pieces, some of which fit nicely together, some of which fit strangely together, and some of which are missing entirely.
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The Dynasty of the Flavians provides alternate roleplay and historical discussion in tumultuous times.
Dynasty will be encompassing the period between the reign of Vespasian through the assassination of Domitian.
The Second Dynasty includes Vespasian's rise to power, the building of the Colosseum against the backdrop of major events such as the sacking of Jerusalem, the eruption of Vesuvius and the destruction of Nero's Golden Palace.
www.ancientworlds.net /aw/Group/329578   (287 words)

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Marcus Cocceius Nerva (November 8, 35 –January 27, 98), Roman emperor (96–98), was a member of the Italian nobility rather than one of the elite of Rome; in this he was like Vespasian, the founder of the Flavian dynasty.
Marcus Cocceius Nerva, (AD 35 - 98) Roman emperor from AD 96 - 98, was, like Vespasian the founder of the Flavian dynasty, from the Italian nobility rather than from the city of Rome.
He was born in Narnia in Etruria, to the north of Rome, on November 8, AD 35.
www.lycos.com /info/nerva--cocceius-nerva.html   (356 words)

 H102_29 Life in the Roman Empire
Roman sources paint his wife Livia in a very bad light for attempting to secure the throne for her son, Tiberius Claudius Nero, by a previous marriage, possibly by poisoning family rivals more directly in line for the throne.
Having received the best possible education from the celebrated Roman philosopher, Seneca, it was hoped by all that this young emperor would emerge as the greatest ruler of the dynasty.
The further removed one was from the power struggles of the imperial dynasty, the better life became.
web.ics.purdue.edu /~rauhn/Pax_Romana.htm   (1864 words)

 Ceasars : the 12 Caesars of the Julio Claudian and Flavian dynasties
Ceasars : the 12 Caesars of the Julio Claudian and Flavian dynasties
Vespasian, Titus and Domitian were actually a separate dynasty called the Flavians.
Domitian was the last of "the twelve Caesars" although in fact he was of the Flavian dynasty which had started with his father Vespasian.
www.mariamilani.com /ancient_rome/Caesars.htm   (4128 words)

 Flavians and Five “good” emperors; municipia
He and his sons would constitute the next imperial dynasty – the Flavians.
One of the most important things which happened under the Flavians was the increase in the number of recognized municipia and coloniae in the provinces – this would continue in the 2
Under the Flavians, more cities began to become municipia, but still the vast majority of communities were not.
www.luc.edu /faculty/ldossey/goodemperors-muncipia.htm   (3575 words)

 A Roman Triumph
The Roman Senate ratified the election of Galba, the head of the legions in Spain, as the new emperor: Nero, betrayed by his closest friends, left the imperial palace but just outside Rome he put an end to his life by asking a former slave to kill him.
The next year (AD 69) was called the year of the four emperors, because the praetorians killed Galba and elected to the throne Otho, who was defeated soon after by Vitellius, head of the legions in the Rhine valley.
Panem et circenses (bread and entertainment) is all that the Romans asked for, according to the writer Juvenal, who gave in his Satires a harsh portrait of the Roman society during the Flavian dynasty.
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 Legio I Flavia Martis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This legion is mentioned in the late-antique text known as Notitia Dignitatum as one of the units belonging to the field army that was stationed in Gaul.
The name strongly suggests that it was founded by the emperor Constantius I Chlorus (293-306), who belonged to the Flavian dynasty.
Later members of the same house were Christians and would not have called a military unit after the pagan god Mars.
www.livius.org /le-lh/legio/i_flavia_martis.html   (124 words)

 The Roman Empire: in the First Century. The Roman Empire. Emperors. Nerva & Trajan | PBS
Domitian’s murder marked the end of the Flavian dynasty and changed the rules of succession.
Nerva and Trajan (ruled 96 – 98 AD, 98 – 117 AD) were not born to rule, but were chosen for the job.
His civilized rule set the tone for future generations; his expansion of the Roman Empire made it a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic melting pot that is still relevant today, 2,000 years later.
www.pbs.org /empires/romans/empire/nerva_trajan.html   (520 words)

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He was the First Emperor not to be a member of the Judeo-Claudian family, and founder of the Flavian Dynasty which would last 27 years, through the reigns of three Emperors.
The top priority of Vespasian, the first Flavian Emperor, was to erase Nero's Domus Aurea, built on the ruins of Nero's famous fire, and return the land to public use.
It is now popularly called the Colosseum after the colossal statue of Nero that had stood nearby.
www.lycos.com /info/vespasian.html   (732 words)

 Imperators and Emperors
Aurelian's general, he rescued Aurelian's gains from the chaos that threatened to erase them on his murder.
The dynasty of Carus and sons started with a successful rebellion against Probus and a glorious campaign of conquest into Persia.
But Carus died under odd circumstances; soon, so did Numerian.
www.garstang.us /emperors   (0 words)

 Easter Week Lorca - A different passion
Emperors of the Flavian Dynasty, known as “Group of the four-horse chariots”
They ride race chariots, towed by four horses in a line, representing the emperors of the Flavian Dynasty.
The emperors wear gold and silk embroidered cloaks, which cannot be fully appreciated on the parade due to their special way of riding, very quickly.
www.nuevastecnologias.lorca.es /semanasanta/pasoAzulnuevo/pag5.asp   (209 words)

 The Flavian Dynasty (69–96) | Thematic Essay | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Artistic talent and technical skill inherited from Nero's regime were used to aggrandize the Flavians' military accomplishments.
The Colosseum: Architecture, History and Entertainment in the Flavian Amphitheatre, Ancient Rome's Most Famous Building.
The Roman Empire, Antonine Dynasty, Barbarians and Romans, Julio-Claudian Dynasty, Provinces of the Late Roman Empire, Roman Luxury Glass, Roman Portrait Sculpture: Republican through Constantinian, Roman Portrait Sculpture: The Stylistic Cycle, Abridged List of Rulers: Roman Empire,
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