The Flavian Dynasty

Rome was ruled by the Julio-Claudian dynasty for a long time until the death of Nero the fifth Emperor of Rome. The Flavian dynasty started in 69 AD and the first emperor of this new dynasty was Vespasian. His family was originally part of the equestrian family, which was inferior to the patricians. In 51 … Continue reading The Flavian Dynasty

Third Century Crisis in Rome

The Emperors of Rome held special position in the society of Rome. No one else had the power to declare himself a god, or could garner as much attention and praise, or was so important to the survival of Rome as an empire. The third Century of Rome was full of foolish emperors and unrest. … Continue reading Third Century Crisis in Rome