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Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus
This Roman is celebrated not for his military or political dominance, but his resignation from power.
Augustus Octavion
The first emperor of the Roman Empire, this adopted son of Caesar avenged his death and established an enduring era of peace and prosperity.
Julius Ceaser
A populist Roman dictator, politician, and military general, this person played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.
Known for his lavish hedonistic lifestyle, this person had his own mother and wife murdered (among other crimes), and was the last of the Julio-Claudian emperors.
Easily recognized by his beard in the style of a Greek philosopher, this emperor is perhaps best-known as the builder of the Pantheon.
Although officially opened later by his son, this person was the initial builder of the Colosseum and the founder of a new dynasty following the demise of the Julio-Claudians.
Meaning literally "rule by four," this system of government was put in place by Diocletian in an attempt to create stability in an era of chaos and civil war.
Marcus Aurelius
Known as the last of the Five Good Emperors, this person was the last emperor of the Pax Romana.
A son of Marcus Aurelius, the reign of this emperor marks the beginning of the political and economic decline of the Roman Empire.
This person presided over the greatest military expansion in Roman history; he also was the first Roman emperor to be born outside of Italy.