Roman Emperor Claudius

Emperor Nero aka. Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (37-68CE) was adopted by Emperor Claudius. His reign was characterized by extravagance and tyranny. Guilty of many murders, he was morally weak and very sensual. He was accused of allowing the fire that destroyed 2/3s of Rome to burn.

Claudius (Latin: Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus)(1 August 10 BC – 13 October AD 54), was Roman Emperor from 41 to 54. A member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, he was the son of Drusus and Antonia Minor

Detail of Roman Mosaic pavement depicting the struggle between Dionysus and the Indians from the Villa Ruffinella in Tusculum 4th century CE, via Flickr.


Chart of Roman Emperors

Equestrian Statue of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Roman 176 CE Bronze

Lucius Septimius Severus 145 – 211 CE Roman Emperor

Portrait of The Roman emperor Nero

Roman Emperors

Roman emperor Commodus dressed as Hercules.

Trajan - the 13th Emperor of Rome, and the first from the provinces. Trajan was the second of the "five good emperors". He expanded the empire to its largest boundaries.

Augustus is considered the first emperor of the Roman Empire, which he ruled alone from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD.

Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus (37 AD to 68 AD) was the fifth Roman Emporer from 54 AD to 68 AD, and the last in the Julio-Claudian dynasty.

Roman Emperor Augustus. Founder of the Roman Empire.

Ancient Roman sculpture showing the young Marcus Aurelius. 139-144 AD, Capitoline Museum.

Roman Bronze portrait of Emperor Vespasian. Beautiful patina.

Emperor TITUS FLAVIUS DOMITIANUS (A.D.51-96) Roman statue, 90 BCE Domitian was one of the most ruthless of the Roman emperors. He rewarded good administration, but was insecure, suspicious, and vindictive. He was assassinated by a group of court officials.

Marcus Agrippa

Caligula 12 AD-41 AD Roman Emperor. Suetonius states that "As a boy he was troubled with the falling sickness [epilepsy], and while in his youth he had some endurance, yet at times because of sudden faintness he was hardly able to walk, to stand up, to collect his thoughts, or to hold up his head." Cuirass bust of Caligula. Marble. 37—41 A.D. (Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek)

Cleopatra/Selene II -- Late 1st Century BCE-1st Century CE -- Roman