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  • Senators And Equites Against Gaius And Flaccus
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    THE GRACCHI Tiberius Sempron ius Gracchus was bon in 163 B.C. and came from a distinguished family. His grandfather conquered Hannibal, his father brought the Celt iberian war successfully to a close, reduced Sardinia, and was elected consul for two terms and sensor for one. His mother Cornelia was a woman of wide-culture who employed Greek tutors to educate her sons, Tiberius and Gaius. Two tutors who influenced Tiberius at a young age were Diop hanes, a teacher of oration and Blossius of Cumae...
  • Ad 26 Tiberius Left Rome
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    Tiberius was born Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar in Rome on November 16, 42 BC. Four years later his mother divorced his father and married the triumvir Octavian, later Emperor Augustus, who had Tiberius carefully educated. In 20 BC Tiberius commanded an expedition to Armenia, and he subsequently helped subdue the Rhaetia ns and fought against the Pannonian's (12-9 BC). In 11 BC Tiberius, at his stepfather's command, dissolved his happy marriage to Vip sania Agrippina (died AD 20), daughter of th...
  • Ad 26 Tiberius Left Rome
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    Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar was born in Rome on November 16, 42 BC. Four years after his birth his mother divorced his father and married Octavian. Tiberius was a descendant of the C laudian family who moved to Rome shortly after the foundation of the city. The Claudia ns did not respect others who were not of noble ancestry. After Tiberius was four he was raised to be a loyal servant of Augustus. Tiberius is associated with Augustus for 22 years. Augustus had Tib...
  • 37 Ad Gaius
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    As most of the emperors of ancient Rome were given different names then the names they had at birth Caligula was no different. Caligula's real name was Gaius Caesar Augustus Germanicus and he was born at Anti um, 25 miles from Rome, in 12 AD Gaius was a turning point in the history of the Principate, but he also was the one emperor from the Julio-C laudian dynasty who was very poorly documented. (Bibliography # 2). Gaius was born on August 31, 12 AD to Germanicus; Augustus' adopted grandson, and...
  • March Of Ad 37 Tiberius
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    Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar was born in 42 B.C. and was the second emperor of Rome. Tiberius took over the throne after his step-father Augustus died. He ruled from AD 14 to AD 37 during the first part of the rise of the Roman Empire. Even though his parents were divorced when Tiberius was four years old, Augustus saw that he was well educated and at an early age obtained intellectual power and military skill. By the time Tiberius was twenty-two he was commanding ...
  • Tiberius And Augustus
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    When one examines the accession of Tiberius to his imperial position, one extreme question must be looked at with very open eyes and that is did Augustus want to establish a dynastic government and if so, did he truly want Tiberius to inherit or was it merely that Augustus had no other place to turn. The purpose of the paper is prove that Augustus' motives were clear, first, to establish a dynastic government, second, establish Tiberius at the head to the government, third when Germanicus Caesar...
  • Augustus's Death Tiberius
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    o After Augustus's death Tiberius reluctantly took on the role as princeps o He started off with great promise for his dealings with mutinies among the frontiers and his contribution to foreign policy was carried out with real statesmanship (Tacitus admits to this) o However his trust of the lecherous Sejanus and his retirement to Capri (with his minor building program), prove to have left the most impacting marks on his career Tiberius' Foreign Policy (provincial and frontier): - Tiberius' gove...

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