• Soldier-Emperor lead the greatest military expansion in Roman history Empire reached its max territorial extent by time of his death
  • Presided over an era of peace and prosperity one of the five great emperors. He’s contributions yielded the most growth

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  • Known for his philanthropic rule, overseeing extensive public building programs and implementing social welfare policies
  • This earned him his enduring reputation as the second of the Five Great Emperors of the Mediterranean world


  • Its design has inspired many other victory columns, both ancient and modern