Visual Timeline: Hadrian

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76 CE - 138 CE: Life of Emperor Hadrian.
 
76 CE - 138 CE: Life of Roman emperor Hadrian (Publius Aelius Hadrianus).
 
98 CE: Accession of the emperor Trajan. Hadrian announced himself the death of Nerva to Trajan.
 
100 CE: Hadrian marries Vibia Sabina.
 
117 CE: Death of Trajan. Now governor of Syria, Hadrian becomes emperor as he was previously adopted by Trajan.
 
117 CE - 138 CE: Rule of the Roman Emperor Hadrian who supports great building projects in and around the Agora of Athens.
 
 
117 CE - 138 CE: Hadrian rules as Rome's 14th Emperor.
 
117 CE - 138 CE: Reign of Roman Emperor Hadrian.
 
118 CE: Hadrian returns to Rome. Execution of the four consulars.
 
118 CE - 121 CE: Beginning of the works of Hadrian's villa at Tivoli.
 
 
121 CE - 125 CE: First trip of Hadrian around the Empire: Gaul, Germany, Noricum, Britain, Tarraconis, Cappadocia, Gallatia, Bythinia, Asia, Greece, Mesia, Dacia and Pannonia.
 
 
122 CE: Construction begins on Hadrian's Wall.
 
127 CE: The Baths of Hadrian at Lepcis Magna are completed.
 
128 CE: Hadrian visits Sicilia and Africa. He inspect the African army and gives the Lambesis speech.
 
 
128 CE - 134 CE: Hadrian travels to Greece, Anatolia, Syria, Judea, Arabia, Egypt and goes back via Greece.
 
130 CE: Death of Antinous, Hadrian's favourite, in Egypt.
 
 
132 CE - 135 CE: Jewish revolt of Bar Kokhba.
 
 
133 CE: Hadrian’s wall is built in northern England.
 
136 CE: Adoption of L. Aelius Caesar by Hadrian.
 
138 CE: Adoption of Antoninus. Hadrian demands him to adopt Aelius Caesar's son, known as Lucius Verus. Death of Hadrian and accession of Antoninus Pius.
 
 
138 CE: Divinization of Hadrian. The ashes are put in his mausoleum.
 
138 CE: Death of L. Aelius Caesar.
 
138 CE: Adoption of Antoninus Pius by Emperor Hadrian.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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