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Emperors

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Audio ROME'S FIRST EMPERORS - INTRODUCTION

Welcome the the course. This is a quick 'hello' from your tutor, with a brief introduction to what we will be doing on the course.

Ancient rome, Rome, The Caesars, Emperors, Ancient history, British history, Roman Britain, Roman empire view
Image collection Statue of a Roman Emperor, Messene Museum, Greece

Statue of a Roman Emperor, Messene Museum, Greece. Dating from the 2nd half of the 4th century CE, this Emperor holds a globe in his left hand....

Ancient rome, Emperors, Messene, Late Roman, Roman art, Roman empire view
Image collection The Arch of Titus at Rome, The Arch of Titus at Rome

A classic example of Roman plunder.

The siege of Jerusalem began in the spring of 70 and took 140 days. With two pro-Roman Jews, Vespasian’...

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, History, Latin, Epigraphy, Jewish History, Roman art, Roman architecture, Rome, Titus view
Image collection The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani, The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani, The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani, , The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani

The Lex de imperio Vespasiani, photographed here in the Capitoline Museum in Rome,defined the legal position of the Emperor Vespasian. It...

Vespasian, Emperors, Ancient rome, Roman empire, Epigraphy view
Image collection Portrait of Vespasian, Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., Portrait of Vespasian, Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., Gold coin portrait of Vespasian, Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

Portraits of Vespasian, Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

A shrewd, plain-speaking man with a nice line in self-...

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, History, Roman art, Vespasian, Year of the Four Emperors view
Image collection Nero, Nero

Here we have Nero's official image. Suetonius lists the physical characteristics of Nero as follows: Height: average; Body: pustular and...

Ancient history, Nero, Classics, Numismatics, Emperors, Latin, Roman, Roman coins view
Image collection 3rd century CE mosaic pavement showing the four factions (Reds, Blues, Greens and Whites). Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., 3rd century CE mosaic pavement. Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

This 3rd century CE mosaic pavement shows the four factions (Reds, Blues, Greens and Whites). Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme,...

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, Nero, Roman art, Mosaics, Chariot racing view
Image collection Galba: ruled 68 - 69. Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., Otho: ruled 69. Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., Vitellius: ruled 69. Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome., Vespasian: ruled 69 - 79. Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

Coins depicting each of the four men who were Emperor of Rome during the Year of the Four Emperors, a.k.a. 'The Long Year 69'.

Photos © S.P...

Ancient history, History, Latin, Numismatics, Roman coins, Emperors, Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasian, Year of the Four Emperors view
Image collection Silver Denarius of Vespasian, owned by the course tutor., Silver Denarius of Vespasian, owned by the course tutor.

Silver Denarius of Vespasian, owned by the course tutor.

OBVERSE ('Heads'): Portrait of Vespasian. IMP. CAESAR VESPASIANUS AUGustus.

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Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, History, Latin, Numismatics, Roman coins, Vespasian view
Image collection Coin of the Emperor Titus

Coin with an image of the Emperor Titus (ruled 79 - 81 CE)

Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

© S.P. Kershaw...

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, History, Numismatics, Roman coins, Titus view
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