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The five good emperors – Rome’s golden age

By |2018-04-25T10:04:09+00:00September 3rd, 2017|History, Romans|

The Roman emperor Domitian, assassinated in 96 AD When Domitian was assassinated in 96 AD, people were very much afraid that it would be like after the assassination of Julius Caesar, or after Nero's suicide, and there would be another civil war. Quickly the Senate met and chose one of the senators to be emperor. The Roman emperor [...]

The Pantheon – Roman Architecture – Ancient Rome

By |2018-01-01T11:27:59+00:00August 27th, 2017|Architecture, Romans|

Hadrian's Pantheon from the outside. Built in Rome, around 120 AD. Who built the Roman Pantheon? In the time of the Roman Emperor Augustus, about 10 BC, one of his generals, a man named Agrippa, built a temple in the middle of downtown Rome "to all the gods". A temple to all the gods is a Pantheon, which [...]

Second Jewish revolt – Jewish history

By |2017-08-25T10:13:15+00:00August 25th, 2017|History, West Asia|

The Roman emperor Hadrian, 117-138 AD (now in the British Museum) During the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, the Jews once again tried to get free of Roman rule. But like the First Jewish Revolt, this revolt failed as well. In addition, Hadrian hated the Jews. Hadrian was really into anything Greek, including Greek religion. [...]

Roman Greece – St. Paul and the Christians

By |2018-10-29T09:24:31+00:00July 9th, 2017|Greeks, History, Romans|

Roman Greece: Map of the Roman Empire in 146 BC The Roman Empire expands By 275 BC, the Romans in Italy were beginning to expand out of Italy and conquer other parts of the Mediterranean. They started with Sicily, an island near Italy. (Today Sicily is in Italy, but it wasn't then!) More [...]