Emperor Trajan

Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus, commonly known as Trajan (18 September 53 - 8 August 117), was Roman emperor from AD 98 to 117. Regarded by Gibbon as one of the "Five Good Emperors". Notable for his public building program and expansion of the Roman Empire to its greatest extent with campaigns in Dacia, Armenia and Mesopotamia.

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Danube Limes Bad Gögging (ID No 1): Emperor Trajan visited the area around 110 and had a thermal bath built for the garrison. Imprints on the bricks indicate that the bath was financed from both state and private assets of the emperor and was therefore of great importance.
Mérida Trajan's Arch
Nubian Monuments Philae - Trajan's Kiosk
Rabat The later Roman town was constructed close to this settlement, with a set of monumental buildings around the forum, during the reign of the Emperor Trajan. It includes the remains of a capitol, a triumphal arch, a basilica and a curia. (AB ev)
Rome Trajan's Column. Also Trajan's Market and Trajan's Forum
Timgad Trajan's Arch


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