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  Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The concept of the Roman Empire was renewed in the West with the coronation of the king of the Franks, Charlemagne, as Roman emperor by the Pope on Christmas Day, 800.
This line of Roman emperors was actually generally German rather than Roman, but maintained their Romanness as a matter of principle; it lasted until 1806 when Francis II dissolved the Empire during the Napoleonic Wars.
He was the last Emperor to rule over a united empire; the distribution of the East to his son Arcadius and the West to his son Honorius after his death in 395 represented a permanent division.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roman_Emperors   (3358 words)

 EAWC Quiz: Roman Emperors
The first emperor to embrace Christianity, he moved the capital of the empire from Rome to what is today known as Istanbul.
This lover of Greek culture was the adopted son of Emperor Trajan.
This emperor, who ruled from 249 to 251 CE, was known for his systematic and intense persecution of Christians.
eawc.evansville.edu /quizzes/emperors.htm   (375 words)

 The Roman Empire: in the First Century. The Roman Empire | PBS
The Roman Empire in the first century AD mixed sophistication with brutality and could suddenly lurch from civilization, strength and power to terror, tyranny and greed.
At the head of the pack were the emperors, a strange bunch of men (always men).
While all Romans enjoyed the baths and made a feature of the evening meal, their clothes and food, homes and hobbies, were a product of their class.
www.pbs.org /empires/romans/empire   (360 words)

 Rome and Romania, Roman Emperors, Byzantine Emperors, etc.
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).
The very same institutions, both Roman and Christian in sum and detail, that failed in the West in the face of the German threat, did just fine in the East, long outlasting, and in two dramatic cases defeating, the German successor kingdoms.
This was the end of Roman Gaul, 541 years after Caesar had completed its conquest in 56 BC -- or perhaps 531 years since the defeat, capture, and death of the rebel Vercingetorix in 46 BC.
www.friesian.com /romania.htm#firts   (14302 words)

 List of Roman Emperors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of the Roman Emperors with the dates they ruled the Roman Empire.
Emperor in the West until 475, deposed by Orestes; fled; From 476 recognised by Odoacer; murdered 480
There are good biographies of most of the Roman Emperors in De Imperatoribus Romanis.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Roman_Emperors   (659 words)

 The Roman Emperors 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A list of all the Roman Emperors from the beginning of the empire to its "fall".
Tiberius died at Misenum in 37 ad (probably with a little help from the future Emperor) and Caligula, "little boots" as he was called by the soldiers of his father Germanicus' legions, took over at Rome.
He was to be the last of the Julio-Claudians to be Emperor.
www.i-claudius.com /emperors/emperors01.html   (462 words)

 AskWhy! on Mystery Religions I - Christianity Revealed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Roman Empire comprised an agglomeration of disparate peoples bound by the cement of Romano-Hellenic culture and this was reflected in the religions of the Empire.
Roman temples were all built on the pattern of an enclosure with a raised structure containing the alter and statue or image of the god.
Romans sincerely believed that the gods were sensitive, petulant, and ready to intervene in the lives of mortals.
www.askwhy.co.uk /christianity/0650MysteryReligions.html   (5920 words)

 Roman Emperors - DIR--De Imperatoribus Romanis Roman History Roman Roman Empire Imperator Basileus De Imperatoribus ...
Imperial Index There, the emperors are listed in a chronological table in order of their dates of rule.
The name of each emperor for whom a biographical essay is complete offers a live link to the essay.
Alphabetical Imperial Index There, the emperors are listed in the alphabetical order of their names, with dates of rule appended.
www.roman-emperors.org   (601 words)

 the Holy Roman Empire
That is, he was "emperor elect": a term that did not imply that he was emperor-in-waiting or not yet fully emperor, but only that he was emperor by virtue of the election rather than papal coronation (by tradition, the style of rex Romanorum electus was retained between the election and the German coronation).
The procedures for electing a king of the Romans were identical, except that the king-elect swore not to intervene in the affairs of the Empire.
The emperor was crowned by either the archbishop of Mainz or that of Trier, depending on the diocese in which the ceremony took place (in 1742, the archbishop of Cologne, brother of Emperor Karl VII, officiated with the consent of the archbishop of Mainz).
www.heraldica.org /topics/national/hre.htm   (11303 words)

 Roman365 Directory: people/Roman Emperors
He was so sensitive about his lack of hair that it was a capital crime for anyone to look down from a high place as Caligula passed by.
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.
Overview the imperial reigns of the Severan emperors as part of a bigger work chronicling the Roman empire in turmoil from 180-285 AD.
www.roman365.info /people/Roman_Emperors   (414 words)

 Justin Paola's Collection of Roman Emperors
One such unfortunate lost opportunity was the Hercules-like bust of the Emperor Commodus in the Palazzo dei Conservatori.
Anyway, what follows is a list of the Roman emperors and whenever possible, their busts and/or any other contributions they made to Roman art or architecture.
Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome
www.thepaolas.com /Emperors/emperors.html   (503 words)

 Roman Emperors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The purpose of these pages is to show images of the Roman emperors until 450 AD.
My initial goal was to acquire coins of all the emperors listed as separate chapters in Michael Grant, The Roman Emperors.
I have collected coins for all such emperors until 450 AD with the exception of Constantius III.
www.geocities.com /mihalkam/emperor.html   (54 words)

 Roman Emperors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Upon the death of Tiberius, Caligula was proclaimed emperor to the exclusion of Tiberius's own grandson, whom he later executed.
The detection of this plot began a string of violent deaths, e.g., of Seneca, Lucan, and Thrasea Paetus.
Was declared emperor by his soldiers in the East, brought order and efficiency to the administration of Rome's affairs.
www.warrenpage.com /BibleStudy/week1/Rome/ROMEMPS.htm   (1383 words)

 Roman Emperors Cartoons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 List of Roman Emperors
This is a list of Roman Emperors with the dates they controlled the Roman Empire.
On the other hand, the name Caesar became the family name of the first dynasty and was effectively treated as a title, a practice which continued throughout the Empire.
Emperor in the West until 475, Emperor in Dalmatia 477 to May 480; fled; murdered
www.askfactmaster.com /List_of_Roman_Emperors   (658 words)

 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.
spider.georgetowncollege.edu /htallant/courses/his111/emperors.htm   (325 words)

Illustrated History of the Roman Empire : The main content of the site currently is divided into 10 chapters: The Founding, The Kings, The Republic, The Early Emperors, The Decline, The Collapse, Constantinople, Religion, Society, and The Army.
Perspective on Roman Emperors by H. Bird, University of Windsor.
Roman Gladiators : detailing who they were, types of combat, and more.
www.fidnet.com /~weid/romanemperors.html   (1382 words)

 BBC - Romans - Roman Resources
Visit a 3D reconstruction of a Roman Fort near Hadrian's Wall.To view these reconstructions, you will need Cosmo Player 2.1.which can be downloaded from the site.
This book brings alive the world of the Roman soldier, from the daily drudgery of their military through to the exciting ways they had to worship their gods.
A useful guide to Roman sites in Wales with details of how they can be used to support the National Curriculum for Wales Key Stage 2.
www.bbc.co.uk /schools/romans/resources/index.shtml   (541 words)

 Mr. Dowling's Roman Emperors Page
Nero was perhaps the most notorious emperor in Roman history.
The Romans called the Scots “barbarians,” possibly because their Celtic language reminded the Romans of the sounds made by sheep.
In time, the Romans called all of the people they felt were uncultured “barbarians.” Barbarian warriors from Germany would later lead to the end of the Western Roman Empire.
www.mrdowling.com /702-emperors.html   (315 words)

 Amazon.com: Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-By-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome (Chronicle): ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The result is a text winding around many interesting sidebars, maps, and busts of emperors, rendering an effect attractive both to those who know the Roman saga by heart and to those whose ideas of it came from the I, Claudius TV series.
Historical sources are cited or directly quoted frequently but are critically analyzed for their biases (e.g., that of senatorial authors against emperors who ignored the senate, or of Christian authors against the persecutors) to attempt to give a balanced account.
It makes no attempt to cover the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire after the fall of the west, which is understandable since this would have tripled the size of the book (hopefully they will come out with a new book in the Chronicle series covering this period).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0500050775?v=glance   (2280 words)

 Roman Emperors - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-By-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperi...
This ancient Roman silver Tetradrachm Emperor Augustus coin is set in 14K gold mounting with a 4x6mm bail.
Death and the Emperor: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments, from Augustus to Marcus...
www.nextag.com /roman-emperors/search-html   (199 words)

 Amazon.com: In Search of History:Roman Emperors (2000) : Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Explore the hidden stories of these legendary men in interviews with world-renowned experts, and uncover new secrets alongside the archaeologists who are digging ever deeper into the secrets of the past.
While the visuals are lovely, the information in this video is biased against the Romans, in that it is very pro-Christian and dwells on the violence (rather than accomplishments) of the Romans.
I first saw the Roman Emperors late one night on the History channel and I was very impressed!
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000006QWQ?v=glance   (532 words)

 roman emperors information.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Roman Emperors - DIR--De Imperatoribus Romanis Roman History Roman...
Roman Emperors Table of Dates of the Roman Emperors From Augustus...
Roman Decadence, Rome and Romania, and the Emperors Who Weren't
www.uplink.ru /r/roman_emperors.html   (217 words)

 Roman Emperors
Includes biographies of emperors, timelines, interactive maps, and sections on Roman society and the military.
I, Caesar: Ruling the Roman Empire - Author: Phil Grabsky This survey of imperial history via biographical sketches of the most significant emperors.
A statue of one of the Roman emperors is a good example.
romansoldier.info /info/Roman-Emperors   (823 words)

 Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Rome
The only Roman military tract to survive, and the most influential military text in the western world until the 19th century.
A CAD recreation of the Roman fort at Colonia Ulpia Traiana.
A Roman Harvest Sacrifice, from Cato, On Agriculture 134, 160 BCE [At enteract.com]
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/asbook09.html   (3375 words)

 Roman Emperor List
Theodosian Dynasty / joint emperor in the west, emperor in the east
Emperor in the West until 475, Emperor in Dalmatia 477 - 480, technically the last western emperor
Roman Emperor Book for the UK If you like to stay up to date on what
www.unrv.com /government/emperor.php   (977 words)

 Roman Emperors History :EROL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Caesar returned to Rome in 46 BC and had the Senate appoint him dictator; he was given imperium over the Roman Empire and was, for all practical purposes, above the law and the constitution.
One of his first acts as Emperor was to associate the younger Lucius Verus with him as co-ruler.
Alexander%27s mother, Julia Mamaea, was a constant embarrassment and irritation to the prevailing sensibilities of the army, the Senate and the rest of the Roman citizenry.
www.time-line.co.uk /x5877.html   (3291 words)

 Roman emperors
With a list of the most important Egyptian style buildings of the emperors.
reliefs with the name of the emperor were found north of Aswan (Arnold 1999: 260)
the emperor restored the 'Memnon' colossi at Thebes (Arnold 1999: 271)
www.digitalegypt.ucl.ac.uk /chronology/roman2.html   (431 words)

 Roman Emperors
A compact collection on Roman emperors and imperators.
Q: hist: Who was the Eastern Roman emperor in the years 337-361?
Q: hist: Who was the Ceasar in the years 293-305 and the Eastern Roman emperor in the years 305-311?
www.super-memory.com /sml/colls/emperor.htm   (292 words)

 Daily Bible Study - New Testament Roman Emperors
reigned 41 years, from 27 B.C. to 14 A.D. Augustus was the first Roman emperor, a grand-nephew of Julius Caesar.
reigned 2 years, from 79 to 81 A.D. Before becoming emperor, he was the commander of the Roman forces that conquered Jerusalem and destroyed the Second Temple in 70 A.D. precisely as prophesied by Jesus Christ 40 years before (Matthew 24:1-2).
Edward Gibbon's The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (.txt format)
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/ntromemp.htm   (1275 words)

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