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Caligula becomes the third Emperor of Rome

Today on March 18th AD 37, the notoriously cruel Caligula was proclaimed the third Emperor of Rome. Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, simply known as...
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Nero Becomes The Fifth Emperor of the Roman Empire

Today on October 13, 54, Nero was proclaimed Emperor of Rome, commencing thirteen years of tyranny and chaos. Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, simply known...
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The Roman Senate Declares Vespasian Emperor of Rome

Today on December 21, 69 CE, the Roman Senate declares Vespasian Emperor of Rome, ending the ‘Year of the Four Emperors’. Titus Flavius Vespasianus, commonly...

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