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Five Good Emperors by: Krittin, Pawat, Warit

The ancient Roman empire succession of


Nerva, Trajan, Hadian, Antoninus Pius, and
Marcus Aurelius

Nerva (96-98 CE)

Trajan (98-117 CE)

Hadian (117-138 CE)

Antoninus Pius (138-161 CE)

Marcus Aurelius (161-180 CE)


Nerva
96-98 CE
Nerva

Marcus Cocceius Nerva

Ruled the Roman for only two years

encourage about Roman education

Passed many tax reliefs for poor peoples.

He was a member in a distinguished senatorial


family.
Trajan
98-117 CE
Trajan

Trajan is considered one of the greatest


emperors in the history of Rome.

He was being adopted as Nervas heir because


Nerva didnt have any sons. He was accepted by
senate.

He ruled for nineteen years (from 98-117 CE)

He conquered many lands

grew empire to its largest expanses in history.


Hadrian
117-138 CE
Hadrian

He was great man of action, thinker and builder.

rebuilt the Pantheon after it had burned down

built the Hadrian wall.

He was called a man of wide learning, because


he spoke Greek and Latin.
Antoninus Pius
138-161 CE
Antoninus Pius

Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus


Augustus Pius

He was the fourth of the five good emperors

Uncle of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus


Marcus Aurelius
161-180 CE
Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Annius Verus

The last of the good emperors

He was born in Rome to an aristocratic family.

Grandchild of Aurelius Antoninus Pius


Geography
City
Province
Dacia
Roman Dacia was a
province of the Roman
Empire from 106 to 274
275 CE.

conquered by Trajan

Dacia now is called


Romania and Moldova
Art
While Greek was lacking the fine sense of beauty which it
possessed, the Romans yet expressed in a remarkable degree the
ideas of massive strength and of imposing dignity.
Paintings
In their painting they were
least original, reproducing
the figures of Greek deities,
like those of Venus and
Apollo, and Greek
mythological scenes, as
shown in the wall paintings
at Pompeii.
Wall painting in Pompeii
Sculpture
Roman sculpture is seen to
good advantage in the
statues and busts of the
emperors, and in such
reliefs as those on the arch
of Titus and the column of
Trajan.
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Architecture
Trajan Market
The first shopping mall in
the world

constructed in 107-110 CE
during the reign of Trajan

housing no less than 150


shops and offices
Baths of Trajan
Massive thermae

built in ancient Rome from


104 CE during the reign of
Trajan

dedicated on the Kalends of


July in 109 CE

The massive underground


cistern

capable of storing no less


than 8 million litres
Trajans bridges
Bridge of Apollodorus over
the Danube

Roman segmental arch


bridge

crosses Danube

constructed in 105 CE

by Greek architect named


Apollodorus of Damascus
Hadrian wall
defensive wall in Britannia

begun in 122 CE in the


reign of the emperor
Hadrian

From the banks of the River


Tyne near the North Sea to
the Solway Firth on the Irish
Sea
Family
Senate
Senate (98-180
CE)
the governing and advisory
council

During the Roman empire,


senate is not necessary
because there is emperor
ruling the empire.

except in the reign of Trajan


and the reign of Marcus
Gladiator
Gladiator (98-180 CE)

108 - 109 CE, Trajan celebrated his Dacian


victories by using a reported 10,000 gladiators
over 123 days.

The cost of gladiators andmuneracontinued to


spiral out of control.

Marcus Aureliusdid little to stop it, and was


completely ignored by his son,Commodus.
Government
Paternal Autocracy

It was during the period of the Antonines that


the imperial government reached its highest
development.

Paternal Autocracy is government in the hands


of a single ruler.

Every department of the administration was


under his control. He had the selection of the
officials to carry into execution his will.
Language
Language (96-180 CE)

In this period, they were using classic Latin

There are many authors(historians, poet,


physician, etc.) during the reign of Hadrian and
Antonines(Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius).

Hadrian was called a man of wide learning,


because he spoke Greek and Latin.

Before he died, hed become a poet.


Currency
Dupondius
(23 BCE-250 CE)
Dupondius was a brass coin
used during the Roman
Empire

It was made during the


Roman Republic as a large
bronze cast coin.

Use in all peroide of Five


Good Emperors.
Sestertius coin
(23BCE-250CE)
Sestertius is a small silver
coin use during the Roman
Republic.
military
military

There were about


30 legions in the
Roman army.

Each legion had


about 4000 to
6000 soldiers.

Build many thing


such as road,
architecture and
etc.