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Domitian

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Definition: Roman emperor who gained fame for his cruelty and his wickedness. He also tried to win the love of the people by building large structures and giving them lavish entertainment. The ultimate symbol of both was his building of the Colosseum. He also had statues of himself built and put in public places throughout the city.

Related Resources:
Ancient Rome
Learn more about the fascinating story of Rome.

Roman Emperors Timeline
Put the events and dates together with this informative timeline.

Elsewhere on the Web:
Biography of Domitian
Good detailed account of the life and deeds of the emperor.

Roman Rulers
Site focuses on the several rulers, including Domitian.

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