Tens – Great Romans


 

  1. Augustus           First emperor of Rome
  2. Juvenal              Satirical writer, critical of most of Roman society
  3. Cicero                Most famous and gifted speaker of the Republic
  4. Marcus Aurelius   Emperor and philosopher
  5. Spartacus             Gladiator who led a rebellion against the Republic
  6. Caligula                Third emperor of Rome; went mad, murdered everything in sight
  7. Claudius            Club-footed, stammering, slightly deaf fourth emperor – hugely popular
  8. Servilia              Julius Caesar’s mistress, mother of Brutus; conspired to murder Caesar
  9. Livia Drusilla     Wife of Augustus; fiercely intelligent; utterly ruthless
  10. Horace                Poet; “carpe diem”

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