MARK TRAJAN Ulpe( Roman Emperor)
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Biography MARK TRAJAN Ulpe
Mark Ulpe Trajan - Roman Emperor from 98-117. Genus. Sep 18. August 53 пЁ. +. 117 g.
Trajan came from the Spanish city of Italica, and belonged to an ancient but little-known genus. His father was a commander in the army of Vespasian and Titus, and then the consul and governor of Syria (Eutropius: 8; 2). Himself Trajan began work as a legionnaire, fought with the Jews and the Parthians (Pliny: 'Panegyric'; 89). After all stages of the job ladder, he is 91 g. received the consulate, and in 97 g. Nerva adopted him and gave equal rights with a. Almost half of its Board Trajan spent in campaigns and wars, expanding the limits of the Roman state, which after Augustus longer defend, rather than forward (Eutropius: 8; 2). With Dacians, he fought twice: 101 - 102 and 105-106 gg., First with the army crossed the Danube, defeated their king Decebal and their land has turned to the province. Immediately after that he turned to Eastern Affairs and in 106 g. captured Nabataeans. Then, 114 g. He made the Roman province of Armenia and the Parthians inflicted several heavy defeats. In 115 g. Romans conquered Mesopotamia, and in the 116-meters have Parthian capital of Ctesiphon Trajan came to the Persian Gulf and is ordered to build a fleet, but death prevented further gains (Victor: "O Caesar ', 13).
. It was glorified risks weapons around the world
. However, military glory Traian surpassed courtesy and humility, referring to all as equals itself and in Rome, and in the provinces. To welcome friends, he often came to visit them when they are ill or on holidays. When his friends reproached him that he was all around just kept, he replied that he wanted to be the emperor, whom he would like to have, as a simple citizen (Eutropius: 8, 4, 5). Handing over the manner of praetorian prefect named Saburan sign of his power - the dagger, he said: 'I give you this weapon to protect me if I act right, if not, then against me'. It was built around a lot, as in the provinces and the capital. In Rome he built Suranskie baths and a forum named after him (Victor: "O Caesar '; 13). They say that Trajan had great physical strength and incredible endurance. He loved to wade through a forest wilderness, hunting, swimming and rowing. In the campaign he went ahead with long strides troops (Pliny: 'Panegerik', 10, 81). Trajan died from diarrhea, returning from Parthia, from Seleucia Isaurian to 64 year (Eutropius: 8, 5).