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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.


(after 200 - September 276 CE)

Marcus Annius Florianus was a Roman emperor who reigned between July and September 276 CE. His reign is an attempt to consolidate power and stabilize the situation in the Roman state. His main rival for power was Probus, the usurper in the east.

Emperor Florianus

Ancus Marcius

(c. 677 - 617 BCE)

Ancus Marcius was traditionally the fourth king of Rome. Roman historians handed over Ancus as one of the best rulers of Rome.

Ancus Marcius

Marcus Furius Camillus

(c. 446 – 364 BCE)

Marcus Furius Camillus was a Roman commander and reformer. His successes on the battlefield resulted in giving him the nickname - "the second founder of Rome".

Marcus Furius Camillus

Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus

(162 - 133 BCE)

Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus was a Roman politician and people's tribune, who in 133 BCE undertook significant reforms for the benefit of the Roman Republic. After his death, Gaius continued his brother's ambitious plans.

Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus


(320 - 18 January 350 CE)

Constans was a Roman emperor who ruled in the years 337-350 CE. He was the son of Constantine I, who fell to the central part of the Empire: Italy with the Alpine lands as far as the Danube, and part of the Balkans and North Africa (without Egypt).

Emperor Constans

Antonia the Younger

(31 January 36 BCE - 1 May 37 CE)

Antonia the Younger was the daughter of Mark Antony and Octavia the Younger. Wife of Drusus the Elder and mother of Germanicus and the future emperor Claudius.

Bust of Antonia the Younger

Gaius Cassius Longinus

(3 October 85 - 3 October 42 BCE)

Gaius Cassius Longinus was a Roman commander, one of Caesar's assassins, later fought against the Second Triumvirate. One of the last defenders of the republic.

Denarius with the image of Cassius

Octavia the Younger

(69 - 11 BCE)

Octavia the Younger was born in 69 BCE. She was the older sister of the future first emperor of Rome - Octavian Augustus, and the fourth wife of the commander Mark Antony.

Octavia the Younger

Septimia Zenobia

(c. 240 - c. 274 CE)

Septimia Zenobia was the wife of the king of Palmyra - Odenatus, after his death in 267 CE she tried to strengthen the position of her minor son, Vaballat. Zenobia, thanks to its skilful policy, led the expansion and had full power in the eastern territories of the Roman Empire.

Zenobia, author of the painting unknown


(20 BCE - 18 October 31 CE)

Sejanus was the omnipotent prefect of the praetorian guard of Emperor Tiberius, who sought a coup and seizure of power in the Empire.

Roman As representing Tiberius

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