Vespasian

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Vespasian
9t Emperor o the Roman Empire
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Bust of Vespasian
Reign 1 Julie 69 – 23 Juin 79
Predecessor Vitellius
Successor Titus
Issue
Titus
Domitian
Domitilla the Younger
Full name
Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus
Father Titus Flavius Sabinus I
Mother Vespasia Polla
Born 17 November 9(9-11-17)
Falacrina, Italy
Died 23 Juin 79(79-06-23) (aged 69)
Burial Rome

Vespasian (/vɛsˈpʒiən/ or /vɛsˈpziən/Laitin: Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus;[note 1]  17 November 9 – 23 Juin 79[1]) wis Roman Emperor frae AD 69 tae AD 79. Vespasian foondit the Flavian dynasty that ruled the Empire for a quarter century. Vespasian wis frae an equestrian faimily that rose intae the senatorial rank unner the Julio–Claudian emperors. Altho he fulfilled the standard succession o public offices, an held the consulship in AD 51, Vespasian's renown came frae his militar success: he led the Roman invasion o Britain in 43[2] an subjugatit Judaea during the Jewish rebellion o 66.[3]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. In Classical Laitin, Vespasian's name would be inscribed as TITVS FLAVIVS CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVGVSTVS.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Levick, Vespasian, xxi & 4
  2. Levick, Vespasian, 16.
  3. Levick, Vespasian, 29–38.