Mythical andHistoricalRoman figuresBy: Danielle Lavallee, CaitlinMiville, and GemmaLombardozzi
Julius Caesar and Augustus Born September 23rd 63 BC- August 19th 14 BC Born with the name Gaius Octavius Thurimus Then officially named Gaius Julius Caesar In 27 BC the Senate awarded him with the name Augustus
In43 BC, Octavian joined forces with Mark Anthony and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus As a triumvir Octavian ruled Rome The triumvirate was eventually torn apart under the competing ambitions of its rulers
Romulus and Remus Twin sons of Rhea Silvia and Mars Romulus killed Remus and became the sole ruler if the new Rome TheSabines agreed to accept Romulus as their king after a few wars.
Romulus name Rome after himself. Romulus died in 717 BC. When they were born, their father was afraid they would try to take his place so he put them on a riverside to die.
Hadrian Was born in Rome in the year 76 AD Hadrian’s Father’s was a cousin of the emperor “Trajan” Trajan died in 117 AD and Hadrian immediately became Emperor
His real name is Publius Aelius Hadrianus Hewas in a relationship with a man named Antonius. Hadrian died of illness on July 10, 138 A.D at the age of 62 years old.
Cicero His name is Marcus Tullius Cicero He was born January 3, 106 B.C He was sometime know as “Tully”
Hewas a wonderful speaker, when he spoke people would listen. Hedied by assassins on December 7th, 43 BC. He was a roman Philosopher, statesman and lawyer
Hannibal and theCarthaginian Wars He was born in 247 BC. He died in 183 BC. At the age of 9 Hannibal vowed eternal hatred toward Rome.
Within 2 years Hannibal had conquered all of Spain between the Tajo and Iberus rivers. The Romans claimed this attack was a violation of their treaty between Rome and Carthage and demanded that the Carthage surrendered Hannibal to them. When they refused to do so, the Romans declared war on them in 218 BC.