Roman emperor 117-138. His policy was to consolidate rather than expand the Roman empire; Hadrian's Wall is an example of this. Culturally he was a Grecophile and was responsible for many grand and indulgent buildings surviving today, notably the Pantheon and his villa at Tivoli.
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born in 76, Hadrian became Roman emperor in 117 following the death of Trajan; Hadrian is considered one of the greatest Roman emperors, the third in the line of the 'Adoptive Emperors'; Hadrian was a successful general, under whom the Roman Empire reached its greatest geographical extent; he was also an adventurer who loved travel and who was a ta
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- Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan
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Roman emperor ( 117–138), the emperor Trajan`s nephew and successor, who was a cultivated admirer of Greek civilization and who unified and ... [32 related articles]
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Hadrian is a Swedish boy name. The meaning of the name is `dark one ` Where is it used? The name Hadrian is mainly used In History.How do they say it elsewhere? Hadrianus ( In Ancient Roman) See also In Spanish: Adrián In English, Romanian and In Russian: Adrian The name Hadrian doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de l
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Hadrian (Publius Aelius Traianus Hadrianus Augustus 24 January 76 – 10 July 138), was a Roman Emperor from 117 to 138. He is best known for building Hadrian`s Wall, which marked the northern limit of Roman Britain. In Rome, he re-built the Pantheon and constructed the Temple of Venus and Roma. In addition to being emperor, Hadrian was a humanis.
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Hadrian (hā'drēun) , A.D. 76–138, Roman emperor (117–138), b. Spain. His name in full was Publius Aelius Hadrianus. An orphan, he became the ward of Trajan. Hadrian distinguished himself as a commander (especially in Dacia) and as an administrator. Nevertheless, Trajan's ...
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Hadrian (real name Publius Aelius Hadrianus) was the fourteenth in the series of Roman emperors. He was born in 76 at Rome and died in 138. His father, who was cousin to the emperor Trajan, died when he was ten years old, and left him under the charge of his illustrious kinsman. He married Sabina, Trajan's grand-niece, accompanied the emperor on hi
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Hadrian is a Bafta Cymru-winning 2008 BBC Television documentary film in which Dan Snow follows the travels of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. ==Production== The film was produced by BBC Wales to tie in with the exhibition Hadrian: Empire and Conflict at the British Museum. ==Reception== ===Reviews=== Sam Wollaston writing in T
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