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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.

Flavius ​​Honorius

(9 September 384 - 15 August 423 CE)

Flavius ​​Honorius was a Western Roman emperor who reigned in the years 395-423 CE. After Theodosius' death, he and his brother Arcadius took power in the Empire.

Flavius ​​Honorius or Valens


(5th - 4th century BCE)

Makrobiusz był to rzymski pisarz i filozof neoplatoński, żyjący i tworzący na przełomie IV i V wieku n.e.


Valentinian I

(3 July 321 - 18 November 375 CE)

Valentinian I was a Roman emperor in the years 364-375 CE. He ruled the western and eastern parts of the empire; over time, he handed over the rule in the eastern part to his brother - Valens. After a few years, he appointed Gratian as co-emperor. He died of nervousness.

Valentinian I

Libius Severus

(c. 420 - 15 August 465 CE)

Libius Severus was a Roman emperor who was in fact under the influence of a barbarian leader, Ricimer.

Libius Severus

Flavius Josephus

(37 - after 94 CE)

Flavius Josephus ​​was a Jewish historian who, after being liberated by Vespasian, devoted himself entirely to literary work. He described the Jewish uprising.

Flavius Josephus

Spurius Cassius Vecellinus

(? - 485 BCE)

Spurius Cassius Vecellinus is the first person of the oldest period of the Roman Republic, the existence of which is certified in sources.


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.

Quintus Fabius "the Delayer"

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

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