27 March-10 Jan 2010. To celebrate the birth of the Emperor Vespasian 2,000 years ago. The ninth emperor of Rome, Titus Flavius Vespasianus, was born in 9 AD in Rieti, north-east of Rome. He had a successful military and political career and eventually became a trusted aide of Emperor Nero. Vespasian succeeded in restoring peace and stability after a period of civil war and founded the Flavian dynasty of emperors.
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Divus Vespasianus. Il Bimillenario dei Flavi.
Colosseum, Palatine and Roman Forum. For information and guided tours tel. 0639967700. 08.30-16.30.
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