Nero established Armenia as a buffer state against Parthia (Iran), but only after a costly war. There were revolts - in Britain (60 AD - 61 AD), led by Boudicca, and Judea (66 AD - 70 AD). In 65 AD, Gaius Calpurnius Piso led a conspiracy against the emperor and in the purge that followed, a number of prominent Romans were executed, including Seneca and his nephew, the epic poet Lucan. In 65 AD, Nero is believed to have kicked his wife Poppaea to death. His next wife was Statilia Messalina, whose first husband Nero had executed.
In the next twenty years it’s clear to see the effects of Augustus’s victory on Roman society. Through powerful propaganda Augustus attempted to restore the republic to its former glories. Promote an era of peace and return roman society to it’s earliest tradition. Roman society was to be affected, for the first time a line of kings had been founded and consequently society was at the mercy of one man’s monarch. A century of political upheaval, civil wars, proscriptions and economic devastation had come to an abrupt end.
Ancient Rome was a small town that had grew into a empire that is over continental Europe. Rome was the longest lasting civilization and they had a strong governments. Ancient Rome was the time Claudius, The roman Emperor decided that he was to make Nero to be the next emperor in line over his son this was negative because Nero wasn’t a good emperor. The roman Emperor Claudius was born on August 1 10 B.C and he was the son of Livia Drusilla. Claudius was the roman emperor from 41 to 54 B.C.
Julius Caesar, his great-uncle, took an interest in Augustus. When Julius Caesar was murdered, Augustus discovered that he was Julius's heir to the throne. Before Augustus could gain the throne, however, he was forced to battle the armies of both Cleopatra VII and Marc Antony, who had their own plans for power following Julius Caesar's death. Augustus was victorious, and during his rule as Egypt's first Roman emperor, the country was peaceful and prosperous under his rule. Macbeth compares himself to Mark Antony and Banquo to Octavius Caesar, who defeated Antony in the civil wars.
Thinking Caligula would be able to produce an heir since he was so young, Nero had given up. All of a sudden, Caligula and his whole family were killed. Claudius, the uncle of Caligula, took over the throne and remarried to Nero’s mother. This gave Nero the ability to become leader in the later years. (Fig.1) Antium which is translated into Anzio is where Nero the emperor of Rome was born Nero started ruling Rome at the age of 17 (fig.2).
Since her brother was the king, he had a group of greedy advisors working for him and wanted Cleopatra out of the throne. Cleopatra knew her brothers plan. So, She went down the Nile to strengthen her power base. On her way down the Nile she found herself with the new Buchis bull. The Buchis bull is the Egyptian god of war which was originally named Montu.
Introduction: • Gaius Octavius was born in 63BCE and was the great nephew of Julius Caesar. Caesar took Octavius under his wing, having him elected to the College of Pontiffs and enrolling him in to the Patrician Aristocracy. When Octavius learned Caesar had been assassinated he also found out that Caesar has adopted him and named him his heir. Octavius took on Caesar’s name and became Gaius Julius Caesar Octavius but was known simply as Octavian. • The situation in Rome toward the end of the Republican period was that the country’s senate had lost majority of its power.
Henry had done this so he could abolish the Council Learned in Law, meaning that he could cancel 175 bonds his father had put in place with his Nobles. This made Henry extremely popular; a big difference from his father, and also meant that he could have rich Nobles, leading to a powerful army and glorious court. This first aim set the trend that showed how Henry would have a very different reign from his father. In June 1509 Henry married
One of the most difficult problems was choosing a new emperor. Eventually, the throne went to the highest bidder. With the corruption within the empire, it would only grow weaker every day.” The disapproval in government by the people of Rome brought on civil war. After the assassination of emperor Severus Alexander, a 50-year civil war would erupt and bring confusion to the empire. “In what sometimes has been called the ‘military anarchy’, the fifty years following the murder of emperor Alexander Severus in AD 235 saw reins of Roman power pass through the hands of no fewer than twenty legitimate emperors and a host of usurpers, between them each
By so doing, Constantine turned the Empire against Heaven and against centuries of good leadership. After hundreds of years, the soul says, Rome came to be ruled by me, Justinian. I was known for reforming the Roman laws. He tells Dante that the souls in Mercury were all just, but motivated by fame. Beatrice