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Lucius Junius Brutus

Lucius Junius Brutus

Life:? – c. 509 BC Founder of the Republicby ‘Andraeus Papadopolus Dacicus Maximus’ According to Roman traditional history, Lucius Junius Brutus was the most important personality of the patrician “revolution” …

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Marcus Furius Camillus

Marcus Furius Camillus

Life: c. 446 – 365 BC “alter conditor Romae” by ‘Andraeus Papadopolus Dacicus Maximus’ Overview Marcus Furius Camillus was the most illustrious member of the family of Furia and is …

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List of Roman Consuls by Year

Who Was Consul When by ‘Andraeus Papadopolus Dacicus Maximus‘ Note: the Roman numerals behind the names indicate how many times the specific individual has been in office. Note II: consuls …

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Basiliscus Coin

Emperor Basiliscus

Life: AD ? – 476 Became emperor AD 475. Wife: Aelia Zenonis (three sons; Marcus, Leo, Zeno). Died AD 476. Basiliscus was the brother of Aelia Verina and hence emperor …

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Tarasicodissa - "Zeno" Coin

Emperor Zeno

Life: AD ? – 491 Early Life Zeno was from Rosoumblada in the province in south-eastern Asia Minor known as Isauria. The emperor Leo called him to Constantinople as the …

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Emperor Leo the Great

Life: AD 401 – 474 Leo was born in AD 401, a member of the tribe of the Bessi in Thrace. At the death of Marcian his son-in-law Anthemius appeared …

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Marcianus Marcian Coin

Emperor Marcian

Life: AD 392 – 457 Name: Marcianus Born in AD 392. Became emperor March AD 450. Died at Constantinople, AD 457. Marcian was born in AD 392, the son of …

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Flavius Theodosius - "Theodosius II" Bust

Emperor Theodosius II

Life: AD 408 – 450 Early Life Theodosius II was born in AD 401, the son of Arcadius and Aelia Eudoxia. Already in January AD 402, he was proclaimed co-Augustus …

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Flavius Arcadius Bust

Emperor Arcadius

Life: AD c. 377 – 408 Early Life Arcadius was born in Spain around AD 377, the son of Theodosius the Great and Aelia Flavia Flaccilla. His father raised him …

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Emperor Romulus Augustus

Emperor Romulus Augustus

Life: c. 465 – after 511? Romulus Augustus was the son of Orestes who once had been an assistant to Attila the Hun, and who had at times been sent …

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Julius Nepos coin

Emperor Julius Nepos

Life: AD ? – 480 Became emperor June AD 474. Died 9 May in Dalmatia AD 480. Julius Nepos was the son of Nepotianus, who had been ‘Master of Soldiers’ …

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emperor glycerius

Emperor Glycerius

Life: AD ? – After 480? Following the death of Olybrius there was a period of about four months during which there was no emperor in the west, sole rule …

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Anicius Olybrius coin

Emperor Olybrius

Life: AD ? – 472 Name: Anicius Olybrius Became emperor March/April AD 472. Wife: Placidia (one daughter; Juliana Anicia). Died November AD 472. Olybrius was a member of the highly …

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Anthemius

Emperor Anthemius

Life: AD ? – 472 Early Life Anthemius was born in Galatia and came from a wealthy, distinguished, and highly influential family in the eastern empire, a recent ancestor of …

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