The Roman Emperors ClipArt gallery contains 35 portraits of emperors of the Roman Empire from Caesar Augustus through Constantine I.

(63 BC-AD 14) Roman Emperor

Emperor Augustus

(63 BC-AD 14) Roman Emperor

"Augustus ruled for about forty-two yeras, that is, from 27 B.C. to 14 A.D., and this period is known in history as the Golden Age of Latin Literature."—Colby, 1899

Augustus

"Augustus ruled for about forty-two yeras, that is, from 27 B.C. to 14 A.D., and this period is known…

Augustus, born Gaius Octavius Thurinus, was adopted by his great-uncle Julius Caesar in 44 BC, and between then and 27 BC was officially named Gaius Julius Caesar. After 27 BC, he was named Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus. Because of the various names he bore, it is common to call him Octavius when refering to events between 63 and 44 BC, Octavian (or Octavianus) when refering to events between 44 and 27 BC, and Augustus when refering to events after 27 BC.

Sculpture of Augustus

Augustus, born Gaius Octavius Thurinus, was adopted by his great-uncle Julius Caesar in 44 BC, and between…

(121-180) Roman Emperor

Marcus Aurelius

(121-180) Roman Emperor

(63 BC - AD 14) Founder of the Roman Empire

Augustus Caesar

(63 BC - AD 14) Founder of the Roman Empire

(63 BC-14) Founder of the Roman Empire

Augustus Caesar

(63 BC-14) Founder of the Roman Empire

An image depicting Julius Caesar, a Roman general and statesman. He was a key component to the shift of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. He emerged as the unrivaled leader of the Roman world in 49 BC.

Julius Caesar

An image depicting Julius Caesar, a Roman general and statesman. He was a key component to the shift…

Roman emperor.

Caligula

Roman emperor.

Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, known as Caligula was the third Roman Emperor and a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, ruling from 37-41. He was assassinated in 41 by several of his own guards.

Caligula

Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, known as Caligula was the third Roman Emperor and a member…

"Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, eldest son of the Emperor Severus, was born at Lyons A.D. 188; died in 217. On the death of his father he succeeded to the throne with his brother Antoninus Geta, whom he speedily murdered." — Winston's Encyclopedia, 1919

Caracalla

"Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, eldest son of the Emperor Severus, was born at Lyons A.D. 188; died in 217.…

Caracalla (188-217) was a Roman emperor from 211 to 217 infamous for his cruelty.

Caracalla

Caracalla (188-217) was a Roman emperor from 211 to 217 infamous for his cruelty.

Caracalla is remembered as one of the most notorious emperors of Rome.

Caracalla

Caracalla is remembered as one of the most notorious emperors of Rome.

Caracalla (April 4, 188 – April 8, 217. Caracallus ), born Lucius Septimius Bassianus and later called Marcus Aurelius Antoninus and Marcus Aurelius Severus Antoninus, was the eldest son of Septimius Severus and Roman Emperor from 211 to 217. He was one of the most nefarious of Roman emperors.

Bust of Caracalla

Caracalla (April 4, 188 – April 8, 217. Caracallus ), born Lucius Septimius Bassianus and later called…

(10 B.C.-54 A.D.) Claudius was a Roman Emperor. He accomplished many things, including the Claudian aqueduct.

Claudius

(10 B.C.-54 A.D.) Claudius was a Roman Emperor. He accomplished many things, including the Claudian…

Roman emperor.

Claudius, Tiberius

Roman emperor.

Lucius Aurelius Commodus Antoninus (31 August 161 – 31 December 192) was a Roman Emperor who ruled from 180 to 192 (also with his father, Marcus Aurelius, from 177 until 180). The name given here was his official name at his accession to sole rule; see Changes of name for earlier and later forms. His accession as emperor was the first time a son had succeeded his father since Titus succeeded Vespasian in 79. Commodus was the first emperor "born to the purple"; i.e., born during his father's reign.

Bust of Commodus

Lucius Aurelius Commodus Antoninus (31 August 161 – 31 December 192) was a Roman Emperor who ruled…

Roman emperor, declared Christianity state religion.

Constantine

Roman emperor, declared Christianity state religion.

Emperor of Rome from 306 to 337. He is best known for being the first Christian Roman emperor.

Constantine the Great

Emperor of Rome from 306 to 337. He is best known for being the first Christian Roman emperor.

Emperor of the Roman Empire from 284 to 286 AD, and again from 286 to 305.

Diocletian

Emperor of the Roman Empire from 284 to 286 AD, and again from 286 to 305.

Emperor of Rome from 284 to 305.

Diocletian

Emperor of Rome from 284 to 305.

Roman emperor.

Domitian

Roman emperor.

Coin of Roman emperor Hadrian.

Hadrian, Coin of

Coin of Roman emperor Hadrian.

(54-68 A.D.) Reigned over Rome

Nero

(54-68 A.D.) Reigned over Rome

Roman emperor, son of Sneius Domitius Ahenobarbus and Agrippina, daughter of Germanicus, born at Antium, Dec. 15, 37 A.D.; suicided June 9, 68 A. D.

Nero

Roman emperor, son of Sneius Domitius Ahenobarbus and Agrippina, daughter of Germanicus, born at Antium,…

"Nerva, the successor of Domitian, and one of the most virtuous of the Roman emperors. He was born in Umbria in 32 A.D.; died 98 A.D. He was twice consul, and was elected emperor on the death of Domitian in 96. He adopted Trajan, who succeeded him." — Winston's Encyclopedia, 1919

Nerva

"Nerva, the successor of Domitian, and one of the most virtuous of the Roman emperors. He was born in…

"The next Emperor was Aurelius Probus, officer of the army of Germany. He was chosen by the legions, and recognized by the Senate, A certain Florianus, brother of Tacitus, had in the mean tie assumed the purple without recognition by either the civil or the military power; but presently finding himself abandoned, he made an end by suicide. Probus, who was a soldier and man of worth, was thus left in undisputed possession of the throne. His reign of six years was almost wholly occupied in war."—Ridpath, 1885

Probus

"The next Emperor was Aurelius Probus, officer of the army of Germany. He was chosen by the legions,…

(221-35 B.C.) Roman Emperor

Alexander Severus

(221-35 B.C.) Roman Emperor

Roman emperor, born in Arca, in 205; slain in 235 A. D. He was of Syrian parentage and originally named Alexius Bassianus, but was adopted by Emperor Heliogabalus and assumed the name by which he is known in history.

Alexander Severus

Roman emperor, born in Arca, in 205; slain in 235 A. D. He was of Syrian parentage and originally named…

Also known as Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus. Emperor of Rome from 98 to 117.

Trajan

Also known as Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus. Emperor of Rome from 98 to 117.

The second of the so-called "Five Good Emperors" of the Roman Empire. Under his rule, the Empire reached its greatest territorial extent.

Marcus Trajan

The second of the so-called "Five Good Emperors" of the Roman Empire. Under his rule, the Empire reached…

The Emperor of Rome from 69 to 79.

Vespasian

The Emperor of Rome from 69 to 79.

Titus Flavius Vespasianus, commonly known as Vespasian (November 17, 9 – June 23, 79), was a Roman Emperor who reigned from 69 A.D. until his death in 79 A.D. Vespasian was the founder of the short-lived Flavian dynasty, which ruled the Roman Empire between 69 A.D. and 96 A.D. He was succeeded by his sons Titus (79–81) and Domitian (81–96).

Coin of Vespasian

Titus Flavius Vespasianus, commonly known as Vespasian (November 17, 9 – June 23, 79), was a Roman…

(9-79) Roman Emperor AD 69-79 and founder of the Flavian dynasty.

Emperor Titus Flavius Vespasian

(9-79) Roman Emperor AD 69-79 and founder of the Flavian dynasty.

(34-69) Roman Emperor January-December, 69 C.E.

Emperor Aulus Vitellius

(34-69) Roman Emperor January-December, 69 C.E.