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elected dictator for life (never served as an "emperor").
ceaser.
assassinated in a conspiracy led by brutus, cassius, and other politicians ( march 15, 44 bc; "the ides of march").
ceaser.
first emperor of rome; first emperor of the julio-claudian dynasty.
augustus.
defeated antony and cleopatra in the battle of actium (31bc).
augustus.
regarded as the best roman emperor; well loved by his people.
augustus.
ordered the census recorded in luke 2:1; was ruling rome when jesus was born.
augustus.
spent most of his reign on the island of capri; left rome in the hands of the ruthless sejanus.
tiberius.
was emperor of rome when jesus was crucified.
tiberius.
believed he was a god; wanted the heads of statues in rome replaced with his own likeness.
caligula.
his facorite racehorse, incitatus, lived in luxury in the imperial palace; often threw dinner parties in honor of incitatus and even appointed his horse a senator.
caligula.
well-educated and literate; wrote an autobiography which was considered a masterpiece of ancient literature.
claudius.
drove the jews out of rome.
claudius.
his first wife, messalina, was inplicated in an assassination plot and forced to commit suicide.
claudius.
died after eating poisoned mushrooms -- agrippian was likely responsible.
claudius.
believed to be responsible for the great fire of rome (ad 64); later blamed christians in rome. he had christiand slaughtered in the aftermath of the great fire.
nero.
peter and paul were probably victims of this man's persecution.
nero.
considered the most moral man to ever rule rome; married to only one woman and was faithful to her.
vespasian.
responsible for building the coliseum in rome.
vespasian.
during his reign, mount veruvius erupted, burying the cities of pompeii and herculaenum.
titus.
believed he was a god and those who did not acknowledge him as a god were executed.
domitian.
banished the apostle john to the island of patmos; john wrote revelation there.
domitian.