Trajan, 53-117 AD Roman Emperor

Trajan, 53-117 AD Roman Emperor

Statue of Roman Emperor Trajan from Perge, 2nd century CE. The girl with him is likely meant to be an Amazon, often used in Greek and Roman art to represent the lands of modern Turkey. Picture by Kira Hagen.

Statue of Roman Emperor Trajan from Perge, 2nd century CE. The girl with him is likely meant to be an Amazon, often used in Greek and Roman art to represent the lands of modern Turkey. Picture by Kira Hagen.

Philip the Arab - the 33rd Emperor of Rome. He was Praetorian Prefect for Gordian III, and by rumor, Philip and/or his brother murdered Gordian to make Philip Emperor. Celebrated the Millenium of Rome. Killed by Decius, his successor.

Marcus Julius Philippus (Latin: Marcus Iulius Philippus Augustus (c. September/October 249 AD Killed in battle against Trajan Decius, near Verona.

oldest representation of Julius Caesar

The oldest representation of Julius Caesar was in the form of a bust. Busts would become typical methods of representation among the Roman aristocracy and future Emperors.

Portrait head of Emperor Constantine I, ca. 324–337; Constantinian; Late Antique period. Roman. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Mary Clark Thompson, 1923 (26.229) #noses #Connections

Portrait head of Emperor Constantine I, ca. Late Antique period Roman Marble Source: Portrait head of the emperor Constantine [Roman]

Magnus Maximus, Western Roman Emperor from 383-388. In Britain during the Great Conspiracy, was sent back in 380 to defeat the Picts etc. The British troops proclaimed Maximus. He left for Gaul defeated Gratian who was later killed. He was recognized as Augustus in the West. Ordered the 1st execution of heretics. In 387, he forced Valentinian II out of Milan, but was defeated by the other 2 emperors.

Portrait de Magnus Maximus Western Roman Emperor - Commander of Britain - legend has is that he married Welsh princess Elen

Diocleciano. Cayo Valerio Aurelio Diocleciano - Roma Iliria 243 - Salona 313 Emperador 284 - 305 Cayo Valerio Aurelio Diocleciano era hijo de un liberto originario de Iliria. Se enroló en el ejército donde desarrolló una extraordinaria carrera con los emperadores Aureliano y Probo. A la muerte de Numeriano por orden de Apro, Diocleciano desenmascaró al usurpador y le asesinó. http://www.artehistoria.jcyl.es/v2/personajes/4464.htm

On this date* in one of Rome's greatest emperors claimed the purple by summarily executing his rival before the approving army in Anatolia. The Emperor Diocletian christened his reign with a b.

Pinterest
Search