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Hadrian
14t Emperor o the Roman Empire

Marble bust o Hadrian at the Palazzo dei Conservatori, Capitoline Museums.
Reign 10 August 117 – 10 Julie 138
Full name Publius Aelius Hadrianus Buccellanus
(from birth tae adoption an accession);
Caesar Publius Aelius Traianus Hadrianus Buccellanus Augustus (as emperor)
Born 24 Januar 76(76-01-24)
Birthplace Italica, Hispania[1]
Dee'd 10 Julie 138(138-07-10) (agit 62)
Place o daith Baiae
Buriet 1) Puteoli
2) Gaurdens o Domitia
3) Hadrian's Mausoleum (Roum)
Predecessor Trajan
Successor Antoninus Pius
Wife Vibia Sabina
Affspring Lucius Aelius,
Antoninus Pius
(baith adoptive)
Dynasty Nervan-Antonine
Faither Publius Aelius Hadrianus Afer
Mither Domitia Paulina
Roman imperial dynasties
Nervo-Trajanic Dynasty
Nerva
Children
   Natural - (none)
   Adoptive - Trajan
Trajan
Children
   Natural - (none)
   Adoptive - Hadrian
Hadrian
Children
   Natural - (none)
   Adoptive - Lucius Aelius
   Adoptive - Antoninus Pius

Hadrian (Laitin: Publius Aelius Hadrianus Augustus[note 1][2][note 2] 24 Januar, 76 AD – 10 Julie, 138 AD) was Roman Emperor frae 117 tae 138. He re-biggit the Pantheon an constructit the Temple o Venus an Roma. He is an aa kent for biggin Hadrian's Wall, which marked the northren leemit o Roman Breetain. Hadrian wis regardit bi some as a humanist an wis philhellene in maist o his tastes. He is regardit as ane o the Five Guid Emperors.

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  1. In Classical Latin, Hadrian's name would be inscribed as PVBLIVS AELIVS HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS.
  2. As emperor his name was Imperator Caesar Divi Traiani filius Traianus Hadrianus Augustus.

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  1. Alicia M. Canto, Itálica, Sedes natalis de Adriano
  2. Inscription in Athens, year 112 AD: CIL III, 550 = InscrAtt 3 = IG II, 3286 = Dessau 308 = IDRE 2, 365: P(ublio) Aelio P(ubli) f(ilio) Serg(ia) Hadriano / co(n)s(uli) VIIviro epulonum sodali Augustali leg(ato) pro pr(aetore) Imp(eratoris) Nervae Traiani / Caesaris Aug(usti) Germanici Dacici Pannoniae inferioris praetori eodemque / tempore leg(ato) leg(ionis) I Minerviae P(iae) F(idelis) bello Dacico item trib(uno) pleb(is) quaestori Imperatoris / Traiani et comiti expeditionis Dacicae donis militaribus ab eo donato bis trib(uno) leg(ionis) II / Adiutricis P(iae) F(idelis) item legionis V Macedonicae item legionis XXII Primigeniae P(iae) F(idelis) seviro / turmae eq(uitum) R(omanorum) praef(ecto) feriarum Latinarum Xviro s(tlitibus) i(udicandis) //... (text in greek)