Hadrian (Laitin: Publius Aelius Hadrianus Augustus[note 1][2][note 2] 24 Januar, 76 AD – 10 Julie, 138 AD) wis Roman Emperor frae 117 tae 138. He re-biggit the Pantheon an constructit the Temple o Venus an Roma. He is an aa kent for biggin Hadrian's Wall, which merked the northren leemit o Roman Breetain. Hadrian wis regardit bi some as a humanist an wis philhellene in maist o his tastes. He is regardit as ane o the Five Guid Emperors.

Hadrian
14t Emperor o the Roman Empire
Bust Hadrian Musei Capitolini MC817.jpg
Marble bust o Hadrian at the Palazzo dei Conservatori, Capitoline Museums.
Ring10 August 117 – 10 Julie 138
PredecessorTrajan
SuccessorAntoninus Pius
Born24 Januar 76(76-01-24)
Italica, Hispania[1]
Dee'd10 Julie 138(138-07-10) (aged 62)
Baiae
Buirial1) Puteoli
2) Gaurdens o Domitia
3) Hadrian's Mausoleum (Roum)
Wife
IssueLucius Aelius,
Antoninus Pius
(baith adoptive)
Full name
Publius Aelius Hadrianus Buccellanus
(from birth tae adoption an accession);
Caesar Publius Aelius Traianus Hadrianus Buccellanus Augustus (as emperor)
DynastyNervan-Antonine
FaitherPublius Aelius Hadrianus Afer
MitherDomitia Paulina
Roman imperial dynasties
Nervo-Trajanic Dynasty
Nerva
Children
   Natural - (none)
   Adoptive - Trajan
Trajan
Children
   Natural - (none)
   Adoptive - Hadrian
Hadrian
Children
   Natural - (none)
   Adoptive - Lucius Aelius
   Adoptive - Antoninus Pius

NotesEedit

  1. In Clessical Laitin, Hadrian's name would be inscribed as PVBLIVS AELIVS HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS.
  2. As emperor his name was Imperator Caesar Divi Traiani filius Traianus Hadrianus Augustus.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Alicia M. Canto, Itálica, Sedes natalis de Adriano
  2. Inscription in Athens, year 112 AD: CIL III, 550 = InscrAtt 3 = IG II, 3286 = Dessau 308 = IDRE 2, 365: P(ublio) Aelio P(ubli) f(ilio) Serg(ia) Hadriano / co(n)s(uli) VIIviro epulonum sodali Augustali leg(ato) pro pr(aetore) Imp(eratoris) Nervae Traiani / Caesaris Aug(usti) Germanici Dacici Pannoniae inferioris praetori eodemque / tempore leg(ato) leg(ionis) I Minerviae P(iae) F(idelis) bello Dacico item trib(uno) pleb(is) quaestori Imperatoris / Traiani et comiti expeditionis Dacicae donis militaribus ab eo donato bis trib(uno) leg(ionis) II / Adiutricis P(iae) F(idelis) item legionis V Macedonicae item legionis XXII Primigeniae P(iae) F(idelis) seviro / turmae eq(uitum) R(omanorum) praef(ecto) feriarum Latinarum Xviro s(tlitibus) i(udicandis) //... (text in greek)