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Trajan

[trey-juh n] /ˈtreɪ dʒən/
noun
1.
(Marcus Ulpius Nerva Trajanus) a.d. 53?–117, Roman emperor 98–117.
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  • That Trajan's conquest of Dacia was of a similar radical and thorough-going character is nearly certain.

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  • The wings contained an example of the justice of the Emperor Trajan.

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  • Trajan and Hadrian made expeditions into the East, and must have passed through this city, or near it.

  • So he commanded Martinus and Trajan with a thousand men to go to Taracina.

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  • Their reflex influence has been even seen in Trajan's forum, in which the chief thing was the emperor's tomb.

  • Gentleman and friends, glorious descendants of Decebalus and Trajan!

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  • From Augustus to Trajan, no one who bore the name of emperor is more justly entitled to the name of monster.

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  • There were odea also in Rome; one was built by Domitian, and a second by Trajan.

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  • The whole pillar measures 122 feet in height, being two feet lower than that of Trajan.

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Trajan

/ˈtreɪdʒən/
noun
1.
Latin name Marcus Ulpius Traianus. ?53–117 ad, Roman emperor (98–117). He extended the empire to the east and built many roads, bridges, canals, and towns
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