The illustrated Encyclopedia of Roman Empire covers time period from the 27 BC to 480 AD. Easily access the timeline, biography, information about the law, government, military and more.
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Table of Contents
Categorical Index | A-Z Index
Introduction: Introduction | Development of Imperial Rome | The first emperor | From the Republic to the Principate: Augustus (27 BC - AD 14)
Essentials: List of Roman Emperors | Timeline | Graphical Timeline
Maps: 218 BC - 117 AD | 69 AD | 117 AD | Legions Camps 80 AD
Roman Emperors by Epoch
Principate: Julio-Claudian dynasty | Four Emperors (68–69) | Flavian dynasty | Nervan-Antonian dynasty | Five Emperors (192–193) | Severan dynasty
Crisis of the Third Century: Barracks Emperors | Illyrian Emperors | Gallic Emperors | Britannic Emperors
Dominate: Tetrarchies | Constantinian dynasty | Valentinian dynasty | Theodosian dynasty
Government, Law, Military and Society
Government: Senate | Curia | Forum | Cursus honorum | Assemblies | Collegiality | Emperor | Legatus | Dux | Officium | Praefectus | Vicarius | Vigintisexviri | Lictor | Magister militum | Imperator | Princeps senatus | Pontifex Maximus | Augustus | Caesar | Tetrarch
Ordinary: Tribune | Quaestor | Aedile | Praetor | Consul | Censor | Promagistrate | Governor
Extraordinary: Dictator | Master Equitum
Law: Constitution | Twelve Tables | Roman citizenship | Auctoritas | Imperium | Status | Litigation
Borders | Structure | Campaigns | Technology | Political Control | Frontiers & Fortifications | Strategy | Engineering | Army (Legion - Infantry tactics - Personal equipment - Siege engines) | Navy (Fleet) | Auxiliaries | Decorations & Punishments
Society: Theatre | Social class | Cuisine | Education | Literature | Art | Music | Architecture | Religion (Funeral - Persecution - Imperial cult) | Mythology | Forum | SPQR | Currency | Technology | Engineering | Finance | Agriculture | Commerce | Calendar | Clothing | Festivals | Circus | Wine | Women | Distinguished Women | Marriage | Slavery
Language: Latin | Old Latin | Classical Latin | Medieval Latin | Renaissance Latin | New Latin | Recent Latin | History of Latin | Latin literature | Vulgar Latin | Ecclesiastical Latin | Romance languages