Synopsis gaius caesar, nicknamed caligula or little boot, was born on august 31, in 12 ad he succeeded tiberius as roman emperor in 37 ad, and adopted the name gaius caesar germanicus. Historical events in the life of caligula 0037-03-18 roman senate annuls tiberius ' will and proclaims gaius julius caesar augustus germanicus (aka caligula = little boots) emperor 0037-03-28 roman emperor caligula accepts the titles of the principate, entitled to him by the senate. Germanicus (15 bce - 19 ce) was a commander in the roman empire with a glowing reputation in his time under the rule of the emperor tiberiushis position in the roman empire was a unique and important one. Everitt has written elsewhere about notable romans (cicero: the life and times of rome's greatest politician, 2002), and here he offers a balanced appraisal of augustus, known earlier in his life as gaius, then octavian.
Caligula (latin: gaius julius caesar augustus germanicus 31 august 12 ad -- 22 january 41 ad), also known as gaius, was roman emperor from 37 ad to. Caligula (gaius julius caesar augustus germanicus, 31 august 12 - 24 january 41), was the third roman emperor he reigned from ad 37 he reigned from ad 37 after only four years, he was assassinated by members of his bodyguard and the roman senate. Gaius julius caesar germanicus was born in 12 ad, the third son of the renowned roman general germanicus and his wife, agrippina the elder during his childhood, his family lived at his father. Gaius, ie caligula as he became known, was born on august 31, 12 ce into a family of julio-claudian ancestry (the two families to which the first five roman emperors belonged starting with augustus.
The roman emperor tiberius claudius caesar augustus germanicus was born in 10 bc near present day lyon, france his parents were nero claudius drusus and antonia minor, brother of germanicus, and his grandfather was emperor augustus. Gaius caesar augustus germanicus (b ad 12, d ad 41, emperor ad 37-41) represents a turning point in the early history of the principate unfortunately, his is the most poorly documented reign of the julio-claudian dynasty. Germanicus, also called germanicus julius caesar, original name nero claudius drusus germanicus, (born may 24, 16 or 15 bce —died october 10, 19 ce, antioch, syria [now antakya, turkey]), nephew and adopted son of the roman emperor tiberius (reigned 14-37 ce. Caligula (/kəˈlɪɡjələ/) was the popular nickname of gaius julius caesar augustus germanicus (31 august ad 12 - 24 january ad 41), roman emperor (ad 37-41) born gaius julius caesar (not to be confused with gaius julius caesar), caligula was a member of the house of rulers conventionally known as the julio-claudian dynasty caligula's father germanicus, the nephew and adopted son of emperor tiberius, was a very successful general and one of rome's most beloved public figures. Early life born gaius julius caesar in 12 ce, caligula was the son of germanicus (hero of the german campaign) and agrippina, granddaughter of the emperor augustus (her mother was his daughter julia.
Augustus refers to her as a disease of my flesh 4 ce: gaius caesar, who had been sent by augustus to the eastern provinces of the empire, dies there at an age of about 24 augustus adopted tiberius as his son and heir and conferred powers on tiberius nearly equal to his own augustus was about 67 years of age and tiberius was 42. Nero julius caesar not to be confused with nero claudius caesar augustus germanicus , adopted son of claudius and the roman emperor born into the prominent julio-claudian dynasty , nero was the son of tiberius' general and heir, germanicus. Even though romulus augustus is considered to have been the last roman emperor, he was actually an usurper, and is not included in the list the decline of the roman empire occurred due to increasingly strong enemies and treachery within the empire. Genealogy for tiberius claudius caesar augustus germanicus the life and times of emperor gaius caesar august germanicus he reigned from ad 37.
Emperor caligula's birth name was gaius julius caesar augustus germanicus caligula was a childhood nickname that was used by germanicus once he became emperor when he was chosen to become the ruler of rome he was to share this power with his cousin tiberus gemellus. Germanicus' uncle and adoptive father, tiberius, succeeded augustus as emperor of rome in ad 14 although he was born gaius caesar , after julius caesar , he acquired the nickname caligula (meaning little soldier's boot, the diminutive form of caliga ) from his father's soldiers during their campaign in germania. He was the 3rd emperor (before him caesar augustus and tiberius) of rome he was born on 31 august 12 ad in antium, italy he was born on 31 august 12 ad in antium, italy his father was germanicus and mother agrippina the elder.
Caligula was born as gaius julius caesar augustus germanicus on august 31, 12 ad to germanicus and agrippina the elder, in antium, italy he was the third of the six surviving children of the couple. Germanicus (latin: germanicus julius caesar 24 may 15 bc - 10 october ad 19) was a member of the julio-claudian dynasty and a prominent general of the roman empire, who was known for his campaigns in germania the son of nero claudius drusus and antonia minor, germanicus was born into an influential branch of the patrician gens claudia. Caligula was named gaius julius caesar after the famous roman politician and general, who was related to caligula his real name was gaius julius caesar germanicus caligula was the third son of the popular roman general germanicus , and agrippina the elder , the granddaughter of augustus. Tiberius claudius caesar augustus germanicus (august 1, 10 bc - october 13, 54) (tiberius claudius drusus nero germanicus before his accession) was the fourth roman emperor of the julio-claudian dynasty, ruling from january 24, 41 to his death in 54 born in lugdunum in gaul (modern-day lyon, france), to drusus and antonia minor, he was the.
One of the wrecks included a lead pipe bearing the inscription property of gaius caesar augustus germanicus a fire caused by allied shells largely destroyed the ships in 1944 5. Gaius julius caesar augustus germanicus was born on august 31, 12 ad he was the third of the six children that were born to caesar augustus' adopted grandson, germanicus, and his granddaughter, agrippina he was born in the ancient town of antium (modern anzio), which was located in central italy. Caligula was born as gaius julius caesar germanicus on 31 august ad 12, at the resort of antium  he was the third of six surviving children born to germanicus and second cousin agrippina the elder [ 2 .