TITUS (79 AD – 81 AD)

Titus Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus (30 December 39 – 13 September 81), was Roman Emperor from 79 to 81. A member of the Flavian dynasty, Titus succeeded his father Vespsian upon his death, thus becoming the first Roman Emperor to come to the throne after his own father. Prior to becoming Emperor, Titus gained renown as a military commander, serving under his father in Judaea during the First Jewish-Roman War. The campaign came to a brief halt with the death of emperor Neroin 68, launching Vespasian’s bid for the imperial power during the Yer of the Four Emperators. When Vespasian was declared Emperor on 1 July 69, Titus was left in charge of ending the Jewish rebellion. In 70, he successfully laid siege toand destroyed the city and Temple of Jerusalem. For this achievement Titus was awarded a triumph; the Arch of Titus commemorates his victory to this day. Under the rule of his father, Titus gained notoriety in Rome serving as prefectof the Praetorian Guard, and for carrying on a controversial relationship with the Jewish queen Berenice. Despite concerns over his character, Titus ruled to great acclaim following the death of Vespasian in 79, and was considered a good emperor by Suetoniusand other contemporary historians. As emperor, he is best known for completing the Colosseumand for his generosity in relieving the suffering caused by two disasters, the Mount Vesuvius eruption of 79and a fire in Rome in 80. After barely two years in office, Titus died of a feveron 13 September 81. He was deified by the Roman Senateand succeeded by his younger brother Domitian. (wg. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titus)

 

 

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