|9t Emperor o the Roman Empire|
|Bust of Vespasian|
|Reign||1 Julie 69 – 23 Juin 79|
Domitilla the Younger
|Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus|
|Father||Titus Flavius Sabinus I|
|Born||17 November 9
|Died||23 Juin 79(aged 69)|
Vespasian (// or //; Laitin: Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus;[note 1] 17 November 9 – 23 Juin 79) 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 an subjugatit Judaea during the Jewish rebellion o 66.
Notes[edit | edit source]
- In Classical Laitin, Vespasian's name would be inscribed as TITVS FLAVIVS CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVGVSTVS.
References[edit | edit source]
- Levick, Vespasian, xxi & 4
- Levick, Vespasian, 16.
- Levick, Vespasian, 29–38.