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His name meaning 'Little Boots in Latin, he is said to have made his horse a consul
He was the first Roman emperor to accept Christianity.
A dubious story states that he was saddened upon hearing that 'Rome had perished', he had fed the pet chicken recently! He was then revealed to learn that only the city had fallen.
His name meaning 'Giver of God', he would go further than Constantine in outlawing paganism
Once the subject of a BBC show, he is known to have stammered despite his intelligence.
He is dubiously said to have fiddled when Rome burned, inspiring an expression.
Infamous for gluttony, he was eventually executed by opposition on December 22, 69.
The second of the 'Five Good Emperors', he had a column named after him.
He is said to have killed his own brother in full view of his mother, and expanded citizenship in the empire so as to expand tax revenue.
He is known to have paved the way for the Byzantine Empire, by dividing the empire into two administrative halves.
Described as The Apostate, he was the last non-Christian to rule the empire.
He murdered his best general, and was reported reproached as having 'cut off his right hand with his left'.
His adopted heir was the later emperor Trajan.
He died at the battle of Adrianople.
Ironically possessing the same name as the legendary first king of Rome, he was the last Roman emperor.

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