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Ancient Roman Celebrities (No K, W, X, Y, Z)

2013-10-29 1 min read Alphabet Lists marco
Letter Main Candidate Secondary Comments
A Augustus First official emperor
B Brutus Killer of Caesar
C Caesar First unofficial emperor
D Diocletian Ruled over the Empire at its largest extent
E Eusebius First chronicler of the Christian Church
F Flavius Fabius Both are names of gentes, the aristocratic families of Rome
G Germanicus Father of crazy Caligula
H Hadrianus Roman emperor, usually spelled Hadrian in English
I Irenaeus Church theologian
J Julius Name of the gens to which Caesar belonged
L Livius Name of a gens, made famous by the historian that goes by its name
M Marcus Common name (see Marcus Aurelius and Marcus Antonius) derived from Mars
N Nero Emperor famous for burning down Rome
O Octavius Common name, for the eight-born
P Pompeius Another gens, made famous by several Romans (Pompey)
Q Quintus Common name, for the fifth-born
R Romulus The founder of Rome
S Scipio Sextus, Septimus A gens made famous by the winner against Carthage
T Titus Traianus Early Roman emperor
U Ulpius Gens to which the emperor Trajan belonged
V Valens Late emperor, captured by the Persians