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Flavian dynasty – Roman emperors

By |2018-04-25T10:02:03+00:00September 3rd, 2017|History, Romans|

Flavian dynasty: The Roman emperor Vespasian 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. Vespasian turned out to be a pretty good emperor, though he was always more [...]

Arch of Titus – Ancient Rome

By |2018-04-25T08:58:14+00:00August 31st, 2017|Art, Romans|

Arch of Titus, Rome The Roman emperor Domitian built the Arch of Titus at one end of the Roman Forum in the 80s AD to remind people about his brother, the Emperor Titus' victories in the war against the Jews in Israel. The Jews objected to being part of the Roman Empire and wanted to be independent. They were leading the First [...]