THE EARLY EMPIRE

Julio-Claudian Dynasty

Augustus (ruled 31 BC- AD 14)

Tiberius (14-37)

Gaius ("Caligula") (37-41) Claudius (41-54)         Robert Graves, I, Claudius; Claudius the God

Nero (54-68)

"Year of the Four Emperors" (68/9 AD)

Revolt of Julius Vindex, gov. of Gaul
 

Tacitus: "the secret of empire ...: that an emperor can be created outside of Rome"

Flavian Dynasty

Vespasian (68-79) > Titus (79-81)

Domitian (81-96)
Back to list of overheads
< previous overheads | next overheads >