On this day in 54 Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus (known as "Nero") succeeded Claudius as Roman Emperor.
CC Flickr User postableantiquities On this day in ancient Roman history, in 10 B.C., the future Emperor Claudius (Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus), grandson of Mark Antony, was... Read Full Post
On this day in 55 A.D., Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman emperorship, died under mysterious circumstances in Rome, clearing the way for Nero to become Emperor.
ante diem v kalendas martias 50 A.D. — The emperor Claudius adopts the future emperor Nero 116 A.D.– supplicatio pro salute Traiani (day 1) 138 A.D. — The emperor Hadrian adopts the future emperor Antoninus Pius
Tiberius - St Petersburg - Hermitage. First quarter of the 1st century AD. Marble © CC Flickr User thisisbossi On This Day in Ancient History: November 16 In 42 B.C., the future Roman emperor Tiberius (Tiberius Claudius Nero) was bo...