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I established the Roman Principate in 27 BC, becoming the first Roman Emperor.
Mount Vesuvius erupted during my reign, destroying the city of Pompeii.
I composed the Edict of Milan in AD 313, granting Christians religious tolerance in the Empire.
During my youth, I was given the nickname, 'Little Boot.'
I was the victor of the Year of the Four Emperors, establishing the Flavian Dynasty.
The Roman Empire reached its greatest extent during my reign in AD 117.
I was the first emperor not of Italian origin, with my descendants hailing from the city of Carthage.
I established the system of the Tetrarchy, which was quickly abandoned following my death.
I was the final emperor to rule over both western and eastern halves of the Empire.
I was the younger son of Vespasian, ruling until my assassination in AD 96.
I ruled for only 86 days from January to March of AD 193.
The Great Fire of Rome occurred during my reign in AD 64.
I am Augustus' stepson, and subsequently, his successor.
A famous wall between the modern boundary of England and Scotland bares my name.
I was emperor until AD 192, and was portrayed as the antagonist in the 2000 film, 'Gladiator.'
I was the only of Constantine's sons to die of natural causes.
I was married to four wives; the final one, Agrippina, may have poisoned me.
I ruled alongside my step-brother, Lucius Verus, until his death in AD 169.
I am currently known by the Romanized name of the Syrian sun-god that I worshiped.
The 1000th year anniversary of Rome was celebrated during my reign.

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