Antoninianus: The Double Denarius

Introduction This article will briefly cover the Antoninianus. We will cover basic information about the Antoninianus, including its name, history, fun facts related to it, and collecting double denarius. Antoninianus Name And Value The antoninianus is also known as the “Double Denarius.” As its nickname states, it was worth two denarii. This is based onContinue reading “Antoninianus: The Double Denarius”

The Flavian Dynasty: Coin Collection

Introduction This article will be about collecting Flavian Dynasty denarius. This collection can be done with any coin minted during their reigns (Gold Aureus, Silver Denarius, and various Bronze Coins). For this article, we will be using the Roman denarius. To complete this collection, you must collect a Vespasian, Titus, and a Domitian Denarius. FlavianContinue reading “The Flavian Dynasty: Coin Collection”

Domitian: The End of The Flavian Dynasty

Introduction This article will cover the life of the Roman Emperor Domitian. We will briefly cover Domitian’s early life, character, reign as Emperor, the downfall of the Flavian dynasty, and death. Domitian’s Early Life Domitian was born on the 24th of October, 51CE. This was the same year his father, Vespasian, became Consul of Rome.Continue reading “Domitian: The End of The Flavian Dynasty”

Titus: The Second Flavian Emperor

Introduction This article will cover the life of Roman Emperor Titus. We will briefly cover Titus’s early life, military career, personal life, reign as Emperor, The Arch of Titus, and his death. Titus’s Early Life Titus was born on the 30th of December 39 CE, to Vespasian. He would eventually get a younger brother whoContinue reading “Titus: The Second Flavian Emperor”

Faustina The Elder: Diva Faustina Senior

Introduction This article will cover the life of Diva Faustina Sr. We also know her by the name Faustina the Elder. We will cover Diva Faustina Sr’s early life, time as empress, the Temple of Faustina, and her death. Diva Faustina’s Early Life Diva Faustina Sr was born on the 16th of February 100 CE.Continue reading “Faustina The Elder: Diva Faustina Senior”

Geta: The Son Of Septimius

Introduction This article will focus on the Roman Emperor Geta. Including Geta’s early life, time as emperor, being the son of Septimius, his relationship with his brother Caracalla, and a bit about Geta’s denarius. Early Life Geta was born on the 7th of March, 189 CE. He was the second son of Septimius Severus andContinue reading “Geta: The Son Of Septimius”

Vespasian: The Mule Breeder

Introduction This article will focus on the Roman Emperor Vespasian. Including Vespasian’s early life, military career, reign as Emperor, personal life, and death. Vespasian’s Early Life Vespasian was born in the Roman countryside in the year 9 CE. At his birth, he was given the name Titus Flavius Vespasianus. His family’s background wasn’t overly impressiveContinue reading “Vespasian: The Mule Breeder”

Antoninus Pius: The Good Emperor

Introduction This article will focus on the Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius, Including Antoninus Pius’s early life, his reign as Emperor, his character, personal life, and death. We will also discuss the Temple of Antoninus and Faustina. Antoninus Pius’s Early Life Antoninus was born in the year 86 CE during Emperor Hadrian’s reign. At his birth,Continue reading “Antoninus Pius: The Good Emperor”

Trajan: Rome’s Greatest Emperor?

Introduction This article will focus on the Roman Emperor Trajan. Also known as one of Rome’s most extraordinary Emperors. We will cover Trajan’s early life, his time as emperor, his character, and his death. Trajan was Emperor of the Roman Empire from 98 CE until 117 CE. Remembered as a soldier emperor, Trajan would leadContinue reading “Trajan: Rome’s Greatest Emperor?”

Septimius Severus: Father of The Severin Dynasty

Introduction This article will focus on the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus. He became Emperor in the year 193 CE. He was the Father of Caracalla and Geta as well as the Husband of Julia Domna. We will cover his early life, How he became Emperor of Rome, his decisions and character, The Severin Dynasty, hisContinue reading “Septimius Severus: Father of The Severin Dynasty”