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3 09, 2017

Flavian dynasty – Roman emperors

By |2019-06-10T18:55:37-07:00September 3rd, 2017|History, Romans|0 Comments

Flavian dynasty: The Roman emperor Vespasian, first of the Flavians Vespasian starts the Flavian Dynasty Vespasian finally left West Asia and sailed to Rome in the spring of 70 AD. He had to wait until it was safe to travel on the Mediterranean, after the winter storms were over. Who was Vespasian? Year of the Four Emperors All our [...]

26 08, 2017

Nero’s Golden House – Domus Aurea – Rome

By |2019-07-09T23:32:50-07:00August 26th, 2017|Architecture, Romans|0 Comments

The inside of Nero's Golden House: it's very dark! Why was Nero building a new palace? After the Great Fire of Rome in 64 AD, the Roman Emperor Nero took advantage of the space where many buildings had burned down to build himself a new palace right in the middle of downtown Rome. He called his new [...]

26 08, 2017

Domitian’s palace – Domus Flavia – Roman architecture

By |2019-05-15T05:48:39-07:00August 26th, 2017|Architecture, Romans|0 Comments

This is the facade, or front entrance, to Domitian's palace, the Domus Flavia Why did Domitian build the Domus Flavia? Vespasian, the first emperor of the Flavian Dynasty in Rome, had been popular because he lived plainly and acted like he was equal to everyone else. The Flavian Emperors The Colosseum Roman architecture All our [...]

24 08, 2017

First Jewish revolt – West Asian history

By |2019-10-16T16:33:09-07:00August 24th, 2017|History, West Asia|0 Comments

The Roman emperor Caligula: before the First Jewish Revolt The Romans conquer Israel The Roman conquest of Israel and Egypt in the last century BC brought many Jews into the Roman Empire (though many Jews lived in Babylon or elsewhere in the Parthian Empire as well). Late Republican Rome The Jews and the Levant All our West Asia articles [...]

21 08, 2017

Domitian and the Christians – Roman religion

By |2017-08-21T21:31:22-07:00August 21st, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

The Roman emperor Domitian, the last of the Flavian emperors After the Great Fire of Rome in 64 AD, we don't hear anything definite about the Christians for forty years. There's nothing that's for sure about Christians until the reign of the Roman Emperor Trajan, about 100 AD. But during the reign of the Emperor Domitian, in the 90s AD, some [...]