Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121 - 180 CE), known as the last of the good emperors (reigned 161 – 169 CEwith Lucius...
Marcus Aurelius: Philosopher Emperor or Philosopher-King?
Co-authored by Steven Umbrello and Tina Forsee It is very common to hear in both academic circles, as well as more close-knit...
Marcus Aurelius: Plato's Philosopher King
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121-180 CE) has been hailed as “one of the noblest figures in antiquity” and...
Marcus Claudius Tacitus
A coin depicting Roman emperor Marcus Claudius Tacitus, r. 275-276 CE.
A bust of Roman emperor (West) Maxentius, r. 306-312 CE.
A bust of Roman emperor (West) Maximianus, r. 286-305 CE.
A marble bust of Roman emperor Maximinus I, r. 235-238 CE. (The Vatican Museums, Rome).
The young Roman Emperor Alexander Severus secured the imperial throne after the assassination of his cousin Elagabalus...
Emperor Nero was the last of the Julio-Claudians to rule the Roman Empire (54 AD to 68 AD). His fourteen year reign represents...
A marble portrait head of Nero, 54-68 CE, provenance: Elis. Olympia Archaeological Museum.