Lucius Domitius Aurelianus (214 or 215 CE - 275 CE) was Emperor of the Roman Empire from 270 - 275 CE. He was born...
Detail of a statue of Roman emperor Balbinus (Decimus Coelius Balbinus), r. 238 CE. (Archaeological Museum of Piraeus, Athens...
Barry Strauss on the Assassination of Caesar
The assassination of Gaius Julius Caesar on March 15, 44 BCE is one of the most dramatic and notorious events...
Among the great emperors of the Roman Empire stand Augustus and Marcus Aurelius. At the other end of the spectrum is...
Marble bust of Roman Emperor Caligula, 40 AD (Getty Villa,Malibu,CA,USA)
Emperor Caracalla was born Lucius Septimius Bassianus on the 4th of April 188 CE in Lugdunum (Lyon) where his father Septimius...
A bust depicting Roman emperor Carinus, r. 283-285 CE.
A coin depicting Roman emperor Carus, r. 282-283 CE.
After the death of Emperor Caligula and his family at the hands of the Praetorian Guard, the future Emperor Claudius (41-54...
A marble statue of the emperor Claudius as Jupiter (41-54 CE), provenance: Olympia. Olympia Archaeological Museum.