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Ancient Rome: Key People

Ancient Rome: Key People

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Romulus and Remus
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Twin brothers who founded Rome; mythology states a wolf nursed them as babies
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Julius Caesar
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General and Statesman who led the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire
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Marcus Antonius (Mark Anthony)
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Caesar's lieutenant who allied with Cleopatra after a fallout w/ Octavian in 2nd Triumvirate
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Augustus (Octavian)
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Caesar's nephew & heir who fought with Marcus Antonius and then established undisputed rule
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Tiberius
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Ruled the empire after Augustus; known for being gloomy and reclusive
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Caligula
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Emperor after Tiberius; descended to insanity and addiction
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Claudius
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Augustus' son who became emperor after Caligula; successfully conquered Britain but disliked by some
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Nero
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Claudius' adopted son who, during rule, descended to violent madness
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Pompey
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Great General and Statesman of Roman Republic; last obstacle to power for Caesar
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Trajan
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successful soldier-emperor; presided over greatest expansion; popular and kind
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Constantine the Great
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1st Christian Emperor who reunited the Empire; moved capital from Rome to Constantinopolis
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