Emperor Trajan: Optimus Princeps And Builder Of An Empire

While Trajan was lauded as Optimus Princeps, the best of emperors, his reputation was forged in blood and an empire nourished by the spoils of war.

Aug 11, 2020By Kieren Johns, MA Classics & Ancient History, BA History & Ancient History
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By Kieren JohnsMA Classics & Ancient History, BA History & Ancient HistoryKieren is a UK based contributing writer currently studying for a PhD in Classics and Ancient History, investigating the representation and authority of the Severan emperors. He is passionate about sharing his interest in the past with as many people as possible. Away from his research, Kieren is also interested in arts, literature, and travel.