3 days ago · Domitian was born in Rome on 24 October 51, the youngest son of Titus Flavius Vespasianus—commonly known as Vespasian—and Flavia Domitilla Major. He had an older sister, Domitilla the Younger, and brother, also named Titus Flavius Vespasianus.
3 days ago · Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus ( / ˈnɪəroʊ / NEER-oh; born Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus; 15 December AD 37 – 9 June AD 68), was the fifth Roman emperor and final emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, reigning from AD 54 until his death in AD 68. He was adopted by the Roman emperor Claudius at the age of 13 and succeeded him on ...
- 13 October 54 – 9 June 68
- Agrippina the Younger
- Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, Claudius (adoptive)
5 days ago · List of Roman emperors. A famous statue of Augustus ( r. 27 BC – AD 14), the first Roman emperor. The Roman emperors were the rulers of the Roman Empire from the granting of the name and title Augustus to Octavian by the Roman Senate in 27 BC onward.   Augustus maintained a facade of Republican rule, rejecting monarchical titles but ...
4 days ago · The persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire occurred, sporadically and usually locally, throughout the Roman Empire, beginning in the 1st century AD and ending in the 4th century. Originally a polytheistic empire in the traditions of Roman paganism and the Hellenistic religion, as Christianity spread through the empire, it came into ...
3 days ago · Trajan rose to prominence during the reign of emperor Domitian. Serving as a legatus legionis in Hispania Tarraconensis, in 89 Trajan supported Domitian against a revolt on the Rhine led by Antonius Saturninus. In September 96, Domitian was succeeded by the old and childless Nerva, who proved to be unpopular with the army.
- 28 January 98 – 11 August 117
- Marcus Ulpius Trajanus, Nerva (adoptive)
Mar 20, 2023 · “Portrait Head of Julia Titi, about A.D. 90, Getty Museum Julia Titi was the daughter of the Roman emperor Titus, who ruled during the Flavian dynasty from A.D. 79 to 81. Recorded in history as a wild young woman who was her uncle Domitian's mistress, Julia died in A.D. 91 at 30.”
Mar 18, 2023 · St. Onesimus. St. Onesimus was a slave to Philemon, an influential man who had been converted by St. Paul. Onesimus offended Philemon and fled in order to escape any sort of retribution. He then ...