December 21, 2017
Vespasian was declared Emperor of Rome by the Roman Senate on 21 December 69 CE.

September 24, 2017
Even measured by a tumultuous and cruel time, Vitellius, born 24 September 15, was a terrible emperor despised by the Roman army, civilians, and Senate.

May 4, 2017
Monumental Mausoleum to Become New Magnet for Rome’s Visitors New outlets are reporting that the Mausoleum of Augustus will soon be restored and reopened as a historical attraction.

April 16, 2017
Though he had reigned only three months, Roman Emperor Marcus Salvius Otho had showed in this short time more wisdom and grace than anyone had expected when he committed suicide on 16 April 69 following defeat at the Battle of Bedriacum.

September 13, 2016
Roman Emperor Titus died on 13 September 81 CE.

November 10, 2015
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June 23, 2015
Roman Emperor Vespasian died 23 June 79 CE after ruling the empire for a decade.

June 5, 2015
On 5 June 70 CE during the Siege of Jerusalem, Titus and his Roman legions breached the city’s middle wall.

March 17, 2015
On 17 March 180, Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius died, leaving his son Commodus the sole ruler of the empire they had co-ruled since 177.

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