Read a brief overview of the historical period, or longer summaries of major events.
- Brief Overview
- From Republic to Dictatorship: Caesar to Octavian (50–30 BCE)
- The Early Principate: Augustus and Tiberius (30 BCE–37 CE)
- Caligula and Claudius (37-54): The Pitfalls and Regularization of Personal Rule
- Nero and the 'Year of the Four Emperors' (54-69)
- The Short-Lived Flavian Dynasty: 69-96 CE
- Rome's Halcyon Days: 96-161 CE
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