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Magnus Maximus, Western Roman Emperor from 383-388.  In Britain during the Great Conspiracy, & was sent back in 380 to defeat the Picts etc. The British troops proclaimed Maximus. He left for Gaul & defeated Gratian who was later killed. He was recognized as Augustus in the West. Ordered the 1st execution of heretics. In 387, he forced Valentinian II out of Milan, but was defeated by the other 2 emperors, & executed. He is known as Macsen Wledig, but Geoffrey of Monmouth calls him…

Portrait de Magnus Maximus Western Roman Emperor - Commander of Britain - legend has is that he married Welsh princess Elen

Gaius Octavius, future emperor Caesar divi filius Augustus the first roman emperor.

Gaius Octavius, future emperor Caesar divi filius Augustus the first Roman emperor.

Bust of the Roman Emperor Domitian 1st century CE Marble (1)

Bust of the Roman Emperor Domitian, century AD, Marble, currently located at the Lourve, France. He looks like the Disney Hercules

Augustus, 63 BC-14 AD, Roman emperor

Augustus, 63 BC-14 AD, Roman emperor

Augustus, 63 AD, Roman emperor and adoptive son of Julius Caesar. Augustus is considered the first emperor of the Roman Empire, which he ruled alone from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD.

Trajan - the 13th Emperor of Rome, and the first from the provinces. Trajan was the second of the "five good emperors". He expanded the empire to its largest boundaries.

TRAJAN - the Emperor of Rome, and the first from the provinces. Trajan was the second of the "five good emperors". He expanded the empire to its largest boundaries.

This is kinda crazy~  HENRY VIII’S HORNED HELMET, 1500S  ::  Made by Konrad Seusenhofer,Innsbruck, Austria c. 1511-14.  Part of an armour presented by the Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian I, to Henry VIII. ( http://www.retronaut.co/2011/07/the-horned-helmet-of-henry-viii/ )

HENRY VIII’S Hornet Helmet - Made by Konrad Seusenhofer, Innsbruck, Austria c. Part of an armour presented by the Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian I, to Henry VIII.

The Roman EmperorThe roll of Emperors spans more than 500 years...

last-of-the-romans: “The Roman EmperorThe roll of Emperors spans more than 500 years of Roman History. All of those listed below bore the title; ten of the most famous are pictured above.

Emperors of Ancient Rome

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Don Corleone answered his daughter question about mafia tradition. Mafia start from Sisilia has a long history.begin from Roman empire, it's intrigued, politics, slavery, and glory

Claudius (Latin: Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus)(1 August 10 BC – 13 October AD 54), was Roman Emperor from 41 to 54. A member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, he was the son of Drusus and Antonia Minor

Claudius (Latin: Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus) August 10 October 54 AD), was a Roman Emperor from 41 AD to 54 AD. A member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, he was the son of Drusus and Antonia Minor.

Roman Emperor Commodus at New York Metropolitan Museum of Art - Greek Roman Collection | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Roman Emperor Commodus at New York Metropolitan Museum of Art - Greek Roman Collection | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Charles V was the Holy Roman Emperor from 1519-1556 and the most powerful ruler in the 16th century. He reigned over the Low Countries, Spain, Spain's Italian and New World dominions, and the Austrian Habsburg lands. In 1521, Martin Luther appeared before the emperor during the Imperial Diet of Worms,one the most important events of the 16th century, where Luther defended his faith. -L.O.

Charles V of Spain, Holy Roman Emperor was Juana's eldest son. He was not of the House of Trastamara as he was born into his father Phillip's House of Habsburg.

Augustus, Roman Emperor facts - WTF fun facts

Augustus, Roman Emperor - i like him. SIDE FACT- August was named after him

(Already pinned to Relationships, but I also just like the Merӧe Head as a ref in general for Romulus--)

It was one of the treasures selected for the British Museum’s A History of the World in 100 Objects as the fix-gazed, 2000 year old sole bronze portrait of the Roman emperor Augustus to survive with its original inlaid eyes.

Emperor Augustus, formerly Octavius, the first Roman Emperor. Not so nice to Cleopatra or Mark Antony, though. :-(

Augustus Prima Porta in marble - from the first century C. Adopted son of Julius Caesar and my favorite Roman emperor!

Constantine I. R. 306-337. Constantine was the 1st Christian emperor. Constantine decided to establish a new Eastern capital representing the integration of the east into the Roman Empire as a whole. He settled on the Greek city of Byzantium, located in strategic spot. The residents spontaneously decided to rename the city Constantinople. Relics of the True Cross & the Rod of Moses protected the city. The Church of the Holy Apostles was built over a temple to Aphrodite. It was the “New…

York statue of the Roman emperor Constantine the Great

Aurelius Antoninus Pius Divus, Roman Emperor from 138 to 161 CE, adopted son of Hadrian

Aurelius Antoninus Pius Divus, Roman Emperor from 138 to 161 CE, adopted son of Hadrian Dondre: This piece caught my eye due the power and presence it exhibited through the potrait of Divus. Roman emperors were truly powerful figures to take heed of.