Visual Chronology of Roman Emperors: Augustus to Constantine

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The Julio-Claudian Dynasty

Augustus

Augustus 16 Jan 27 BCE - 19 Aug 14 CE

Tiberius

Tiberius 18 Sep 14 CE - 16 Mar 37 CE

Caligula

Caligula 18 Mar 37 CE - 24 Jan 41 CE

Claudius

Claudius 25 Jan 41 CE - 13 Oct 54 CE 

Roman Emperor Nero

Nero 13 Oct 54 CE - 11 Jun 68 CE

Roman Emperor Galba

Galba 8 Jun 68 CE - 15 Jan 69 CE

Roman Emperor Otho

Otho 15 Jan 69 CE - 16 Apr 69 CE

Roman Emperor Vitellius

Vitellius 17 Apr 69 CE - 20 Dec 69 CE

The Flavian Dynasty

Roman Emperor Vespasian

Vespasian 26 Dec 69 CE - 23 Jun 79 CE

Titus

Titus 24 Jun 79 CE - 13 Sep 81 CE

Roman Emperor Domitian

Domitian 14 Sep 81 CE - 18 Sep 96 CE

The Adoptive Emperors

Nerva

Nerva 18 Sep 96 CE - 27 Jan 98 CE

Trajan

Trajan 28 Jan 98 CE - 7 Aug 117 CE

Hadrian

Hadrian 11 Aug 117 CE - 10 Jul 138 CE

Antoninus Pius

Antoninus Pius 10 Jul 138 CE - 9 Mar 161 CE

Roman Emperor Lucius Verus.Lucius Verus 161 CE - 169 CE

Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius 7 Mar 161 CE - 17 Mar 180 CE

Commodus

Commodus 17 Mar 180 CE - 31 Dec 192 CE

Pertinax Sestertius

Pertinax 1 Jan 193 CE - 28 Mar 193 CE

Didius Julianus

Didius Julianus 28 Mar 193 CE - 1 Jun 193 CE

Pescennius Niger

Pescennius Niger 193 CE - 194 CE

Clodius Albinus

Clodius Albinus 193 CE - 197 CE

The Severan Dynasty

Septimius Severus

Septimius Severus 9 Apr 193 CE - 4 Feb 211 CE

Geta

Geta 211 CE - 212 CE

Roman Emperor Caracalla

Caracalla Dec 211 CE - 8 Apr 217 CE

Macrinus

Macrinus 11 Apr 217 CE - 8 Jun 218 CE

Elagabalus

Elagabalus 8 Jun 218 CE - 11 Mar 222 CE

Severus Alexander

Alexander Severus 13 Mar 222 CE - 18 Mar 235 CE

Maximinus I

Maximinus Thrax Mar 235 CE - May 238 CE

Gordian I

Gordian I 238 CE

Gordian III

Gordian III 238 CE - 244 CE

Roman Coin of Philip the Arab

Philip the Arab 244 CE - 249 CE

Decius

Decius 249 CE - 251 CE

Trebonianus Gallus

Trebonianus Gallus 251 CE - 253 CE

Valerian I

Valerian 253 CE - 260 CE

Gallienus

Gallienus 253 CE - 268 CE

The Gallic Emperors

Coin Depicting Roman Emperor Postumus

Postumus 259 CE - 268 CE

Victorinus

Victorinus 268 - 270 CE

Coin Depicting Roman Emperor Tetricus

Tetricus 270 CE - 273 CE

The Illyrian Emperors

Roman Emperor Claudius II

Claudius II Gothicus 268 CE - 270 CE

Coin Depicting Roman Emperor Aurelian

Aurelian Sep 270 CE - c. Sep 275 CE

Marcus Claudius Tacitus

Tacitus 275 CE - 276 CE

Probus

Probus 276 CE - 282 CE

Carus

Carus 282 CE - 283 CE

Numerian

Numerian 283 CE - 284 CE

Carinus

Carinus 283 CE - 285 CE 

Roman Emperor Diocletian

Diocletian 284 CE - 305 CE

The Tetrarchy

MaximianusMaximianus 286 CE - 305 CE (West)

Constantius Chlorus

Constantius 305 - 306 CE (West)

Galerius

Galerius 305 CE - 311 CE (East)

Maxentius

Maxentius 306 CE -312 CE (West)

Licinius

Licinius 308 CE - 324 CE (East)

Constantine I

Constantine I 306-337 CE


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark holds an M.A. in Greek philosophy and his special interests include ceramics, the ancient Americas, and world mythology. He loves visiting and reading about historic sites and transforming that experience into free articles accessible to all.
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Cartwright, M. (2015, December 19). Visual Chronology of Roman Emperors: Augustus to Constantine. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/article/677/

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