THE ROMAN DYNASTIES OF ROME & CONSTANTINOPLE

27BC-68AD
JULIAN-CLAUDIAN DYNASTY

THE END OF THE REPUBLIC

The Julian-Claudian Dynasty 27 BC to AD 68. This dynasty is known as the Julio-Claudians because its Emperors belonged to the patrician families called the Julii and the Claudii. Some of the most famous of all of the emperors belonged to this dynasty including the first Roman Emperor, Augustus Caesar who was followed by Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.

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Augustus 27 BC - 14AD

GAIVS IVLIVS CAESAR AVGVSTVS
BORN 23 SEPTEMBER 63 BC, ROME, ITALIA
RULE 40 YEARS 7 MONTHS 3 DAYS
16 JANUARY 27 BC – 19 AUGUST 14 AD
Became de facto emperor as a result of the 'first settlement' between himself and the Roman Senate.
Natural causes
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AUGUSTUS 27 BC - 14AD
BUSTS OF AUGUTUS FROM MUSEUMS: BRITISH MUSEUM, LOUVRE, VATICAN, COPENHAGEN, ISTANBUL, ROME, ST. PETERSBURG, FLORENCE, SEVILLE


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TIBERIUS 14 AD - 37 AD

TIBERIVS IVLIVS CAESAR AVGVSTVS
BORN 16 November 42 BC, Rome
RULE 22 YEARS 5 MONTHS 27 DAYS
18 September 14 AD – 16 March 37 AD
Son of Augustus's wife Livia by a previous marriage; adopted son of Augustus.
Probably old age, possibly assassinated
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TIBERIUS 14 AD - 37 AD
BUSTS OF TIBERIUS FROM MUSEUMS: BRITISH MUSEUM, V & A, LOUVRE, VATICAN, COPENHAGEN, ISTANBUL, TOULOUSE, ROME, ST. PETERSBURG

 

 

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CALIGULA 37 AD - 41 AD

GAIVS IVLIVS CAESAR AVGVSTVS GERMANICVS
BORN 31 AUGUST 12 AD, ANTIUM, ITALIA
RULE 3 10 M0NTHS 6 DAYS
18 MARCH 37 AD – 24JANUARY 41 AD
Son of Tiberius's nephew Germanicus.
Assassinated in a conspiracy involving senators and Praetorian Guards.
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CALIGULA 37 AD - 41 AD
BUSTS OF CALIGULA FROM MUSEUMS: SYRACUSE SICILY, LOUVRE, VATICAN, COPENHAGEN, FLORENCE, ROME,

 

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CLAUDIUS 41AD - 54 AD

TIBERIVS CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVGVSTVS GERMANICVS
BORN 1 AUGUST 10 BC, LUGDUNUM, GALLIA LUGDUNENSIS
RULE 13 YEARS 9 MONTHS
25 JANUARY 41 AD – OCTOBER 13, 54 AD
Nephew of Tiberius, and uncle of Caligula; proclaimed emperor by the Praetorian Guard.

Probably poisoned by his wife Agrippina the Younger, in favour of her son Nero
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CLAUDIUS 41AD - 54 AD
BUSTS OF CLADIUS FROM MUSEUMS: SYRACUSE SICILY, LOUVRE, VATICAN, COPENHAGEN, ROME MUSEUMS , BRITISH MUSEUM, NAPLES

 

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Nero 54AD - 68AD

NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVGVSTVS GERMANICVS
BORN 15 DECEMBER 37 AD, ANTIUM ITALIA
RULE 13 YEARS 8 M0NTHS
13 OCTOBER 54 AD – 9 JUNE 68 AD
Grandson of Germanicus, step and adopted son of Claudius.

Committed suicide after being declared a public enemy by the Senate.
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NERO 54AD - 68AD
BUSTS OF NERO FROM MUSEUMS: ROME MUSEUMS , LOUVRE, VATICAN, BRITISH MUSEUM, ST. PETERSBURG

 

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