The Roman Emperor was the ruler of the Roman Empire during the imperial period. The emperors used a variety of different titles throughout history. Often when a given Roman is described as becoming “emperor” in English, it reflects his taking of the title Augustus or Caesar.
During their time, the emperors of Ancient Rome were the most powerful people in the known world and have come to epitomise the power of the Roman Empire.
Enjoy these interesting facts about Roman Emperors!
by Eddie Alfaro