Vespasian, Titus Flavius

(c. 9–79)
   Roman emperor 69–79. Vespasian was born to middle-class parents. He trained for the army and served in Thrace, Crete, Cyrene and Britain. He was at Emperor Nero’s headquarters in Greece in 66 when he was sent at the head of a large expeditionary force to subdue the Jewish revolt in Judea. Steadily and systematically the Roman war machine worked its way through the country, starving town and village into submission. Jerusalem in its mountain stronghold was left to the last. Before the siege began, Nero died and was followed in quick succession by Emperors Galba, Otto and Vitellius Aulus. Vespasian left the taking of Jerusalem to his son TITUS and went to Egypt, where he was proclaimed emperor by his army in 69. After a brief civil war, in which Vitellius Aulus was defeated and killed, Vespasian was established as emperor.

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  • Titus Flavius Sabinus — was the name of four notable Ancient Romans, father, son, grandson and great grandson.*Titus Flavius Sabinus (father of Vespasian) *Titus Flavius Sabinus (consul 47) *Titus Flavius Sabinus (consul 69) *Titus Flavius Sabinus (consul 82) …   Wikipedia

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  • TITUS, FLAVIUS VESPASIANUS° — TITUS, FLAVIUS VESPASIANUS,° emperor of Rome, 79–81 C.E., destroyer of the Second temple in 70. Titus was the son of vespasian and accompanied him to Judea when he was appointed by nero to suppress the uprising there (66). Arriving in Judea with… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Titus Flavius Clemens — (* um 50 (?) in Rom; † 95), auch kurz Flavius Clemens genannt, war ein römischer Politiker (Konsul des Jahres 95) und ein enger Verwandter des flavischen Kaiserhauses, der auf Initiative Kaiser Domitians ermordet wurde. Ein später behaupteter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Titus Flavius Sabinus (Suffektkonsul 47) — Titus Flavius Sabinus (* um 8 n. Chr.; † Dezember 69 n. Chr. in Rom) war ein römischer Senator, Bruder des Kaisers Vespasian und Onkel von Titus und Domitian. Sabinus war ein Sohn des Steuerpächters gleichen Namens und der Vespasia Polla. Er und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Titus Flavius Vespasianus — (30. december 30 13. september 81), romersk kejser fra 79 81, ældste søn af Vespasian (69 79). Claudius (41 54) lod Titus opdrage sammen med sin egen søn Britannicus. Nero (54 68) sendte Vespasian til Afrika som statholder, og i år 66 fik han… …   Danske encyklopædi

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