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Biographies of Romans

In the history of ancient Rome, appeared many famous figures. Many of them have been remembered as cruel tyrants, eg. Caligula, Nero or Caracalla. Others, on the other hand, became famous as great reformers: Augustus, Claudius, Marcus Aurelius, Diocletian, and Constantine the Great. Also, do not forget about the Roman commanders, who often rescued the Roman state from extermination.

The great creators of Roman culture who also significantly influenced the further development of the world were also remembered. I will present people who have become famous for their great deeds.

Tarquinius the Elder

(? - 578 BCE)

Tarquinius the Elder was the fifth king of Rome. He reigned in the years 617-578 BCE According to Livy, he was of Etruscan origin.

Tarquinius the Elder

Fabius Maximus Cunctator

(c. 280 - 203 BCE)

Fabius Maximus Cunctator was a Roman politician and leader. His nickname Cunctator was derived from his strategy during the Second Punic War.

Fabius Maximus Cunctator

Numa Pompilius

(753 - 673 BCE)

Numa Pompilius was the second legendary king of Rome. Sabine, a religious legislator, softened customs, passed numerous laws, and an organizer of religious life.

Numa Pompilius

Clodius Albinus

(c. 150 - 19 February 197 CE)

Clodius Albinus was a Roman emperor who reigned in the years 196-197 CE as a usurper. Appointed by troops in Gaul and Spain.

Clodius Albinus

Geta

(27 May 189 - 26 February 212 CE)

Geta was a Roman emperor, he co-ruled with his father in the years 209-211 CE and with Caracalla in 211-212 CE. Murdered on the orders of his brother, he died in the arms of his mother.

Geta

Appian of Alexandria

(c. 95 - c. 180 CE)

Appian of Alexandria was a famous Greek writing historian during the reign of Rome. He became famous for his position - "Roman History".

Logo of IMPERIUM ROMANUM

Volusianus

(c. 230 - 253 CE)

Volusianus was born in about 230 CE and was the son of Emperor Trebonian Gallus, with whom he co-ruled the Roman state in the years 251-253 CE.

Volusianus

Tarquinius the Proud

(6th century - 496 BCE)

Tarquinius the Proud was, according to the accepted tradition, the seventh and last Roman king. His tyrannical rule eventually overthrew the monarchy.

Tarquinius the Proud

Lucian of Samosata

(c. 120 - c. 190 CE)

Lucian of Samosata was a Roman rhetoric and satirist who wrote in Greek. He is considered the creator of social satire.

Lucian of Samosata

Eusebius of Caesarea

(c. 263 - 339 CE)

Eusebius of Caesarea, active in the time of Constantine the Great, is considered the greatest Christian historian of antiquity.

Eusebius of Caesarea

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