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IX. The Early Caesars: Tiberius and Caligula

Tiberius Caesar
A bust of the Emperor Tiberius. A grim and unhappy man, he succeeded to the throne in 14 AD.

 

As Augustus approached the end of his lifetime, he had every reason to feel proud of himself.

 

His incredibly accomplished career had brought an end to a hundred years of instability and civil strife. He had unified, strengthened, enriched and expanded the Roman world, masterminding its transformation from Continue reading IX. The Early Caesars: Tiberius and Caligula