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12 Roman Empire lecture

12 Roman Empire lecture - TheRomanEmpire Rule by one man...

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The Roman Empire Creative World Dominance
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Rule by one man The Roman Republic was based on the principle that “there would be no king” The Republic began its decline when single rulers became too powerful Caesar was killed, in part, because he tried to set himself up as a king It is ironic, then, that the Roman Empire is characterized by rule by single, powerful individuals “Good” and “bad” emperors are determined on whether they were good or bad for the empire
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Octavian/Augustus Caesar
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Caesar Augustus 63 BC-14 AD Octavian, nephew of Julius   Augustus—”the greatest” Princeps civitatis Auctoritas  = prestige, power from  trust, influence Who else has had this kind of power? How does a leader get this kind of  power?
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Caesar Augustus Beginning the Empire Augustinian Code Added to the road system 53,000 miles of paved roads Postal system and other city  infrastructure Standard currency system Improved harbors Military Succession
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Caesar Augustus
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27 BC – 69 AD Julio-Claudians Augustus Tiberius Gaius (Caligula) Claudius Nero Year of the Four  Emperors 69 – 96 AD Flavians Vespasian Titus Domitian 96 – 193 AD Nervan-Antonian Nerva Trajan Hadrian Antoninus Pius Marcus Aurelius Commodus 193 – 284 AD Crisis during the 3 rd  Century 284 – 308 AD Tetrarchy Diocletian 308 – 337 AD Constantinian Constantine the Great 337 – 476 AD Post-Constantinian Julian the Apostate Theodocius Romulus Augustus
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Claudius, Aggripina and Nero
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Nero
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27 BC – 69 AD Julio-Claudians Augustus Tiberius Gaius (Caligula) Claudius Nero Year of the Four  Emperors 69 – 96 AD Flavians Vespasian Titus Domitian 96 – 193 AD Nervan-Antonian Nerva Trajan Hadrian Antoninus Pius Marcus Aurelius Commodus 193 – 284 AD Crisis during the 3 rd  Century Many military emperors 284 – 308 AD Tetrarchy Diocletian 308 – 337 AD Constantinian Constantine the Great 337 – 476 AD Post-Constantinian Julian the Apostate Theodocius Romulus Augustus
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Flavians Military leaders Last great expansion of the Empire Put down the revolts of the Jews
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