Originally named Gaius Octavius Thurinus, he was born in 63 BC and adopted as the great-nephew by Julius Caesar. Caesar played a huge role in the downfall of the Roman republic which later led to the rise of the Roman Empire. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. He brought the peace that Roman had almost forgotten. He was a famous emperor who founded the Flavian dynasty.
Emperor Trojan’s reputation lasted not only in his period but for so long, he’s one of the very few that survived to nineteen century.
7. Maintaining an alert and responsive military was his biggest challenge, so he would raise false alarms at times to test his army’s training, drill, and response to a sudden crisis.
The whole governmental apparatus had become the supply arm of the military, essentially, by the time he ascended to the throne, and by the time he left the empire was on solid ground and at one of it’s historical peaks. Historyly.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. The book talked about the way to find and preserve equanimity in the middle of conflict using nature as the guidance. He was given power to save Rome and after successfully doing so he bequeathed his powers back to the senate…twice!! So hje definitely doesn’t deserve such a high spot but he can definitely be on the list. It is said that Augustus didnt care about luxury, so he donated his money to building/rebuilding and restoring temples and structures. Thus, it made him into this list. Tiberius Claudius Nero, who was later given the name Tiberius Julius Caesar as Augustus adopted him as a candidate of his heir, was the second emperor to ever rule Rome after the death of Julius Caesar. The causes of his death are unknown, while some believe he had a natural death, others say his wife Livia poisoned him. During his reign, the empire defeated a revitalized Parthian Empire in the east, and in central Europe, he triumphed over the Marcomanni, Quadi, and Sarmatians in the Marcomannic Wars, just as the threat from the Germanic tribes was becoming a troubling reality.
Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. In ten years, he carried the duty and proving his name one more, making him one of the best Roman emperors. The name of Augustus itself was given by the Senate as an honor and symbols of his grand achievements for Roman Empire. And as a part of the deal, Antoninus adopted the future emperor, Marcus Aurelius. This turned to backfire Tiberius as he didn’t feel safe anymore in Rome because of the paranoia of the gossip and spent the rest of his life in Capri. I think Aurelian really belongs on this list, along with Diocletian. He was respected by the common people, the Senate, and the military, having made his name through his philanthropic rule that oversaw extensive public building programs and welfare policies. Image Credit: isgeschiedenis. Constantine held a major rule of historical importance since he reunited the separated empire under his reign. During his regime, public works were the main portion of Rome restoration. The Pantheon was an example of his love for Greek architecture. Not stopping there, he was given the position as one of the five good emperors. Not only is he well-known for the effort to unite the western part of Roman, but Justinian was also famed for the unified code of laws or as it’s known to honor him, the Justinian Code.
Diocletian…building on Aurelian’s success, brought back order and stability after more than a century of Roman decline, ultimately paving the way for Constantine the Great. He initiated the construction of the Temple of Peace, a number of public baths, and one of the most majestic structures in ancient Rome, the Colosseum. This code was later used as the foundation of law system around the western world.