May 30, 2018
Discovered Digit Determined to be Part of Constantine’s Colossal Bronze Hand The Art Newspaper has reported that a bronze appendage once believed to be a toe has recently been identified as one of the fingers missing from the colossal (albeit fragmentary) bronze bits of Emperor Constantine in Rome’s Capitoline Museum.

April 14, 2018
Lucius Septimius Severus became Emperor of Rome on 14 April 193 and remained in power until his death in early 211.

February 25, 2018
When Roman Emperor Hadrian died on 10 July 138, he left, as did his predecessors, an adopted son as his successor, Antoninus Pius.

February 4, 2018
Lucius Septimius Severus died 4 February 211.

January 25, 2018
Following the assassination of Emperor Caligula the day prior, Claudius (Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus) served his first day as Emperor of Rome on 25 January 41 CE.

December 24, 2017
Roman Emperor Galba (Servius Sulpicius Galba) was Born 24 December 3 BCE in Rome.

December 22, 2017
Roman Emperor Diocletian (Gaius Aurelius Valorous Diocletianus) was born on 22 December 244.

March 19, 2017
The celebration of the goddess Minerva called Quinquatria traditionally took place on 19 March during heyday of the Roman Republic.

November 27, 2016
On This Day in History (27 November 180) Commodus became Emperor of Rome.

October 30, 2016
Coins not the only Currency in Ancient Rome One of the reasons the currency of the Roman Empire was embossed and decorated with images of its leaders and culturally signigicant symbols and landmarks was, as today, to remind users that coins had exchange value because the rulers of the empire had decreed this fact to be so.

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