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(42—37 bc) Roman emperor ad 14–37

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(42 bc–ad 37),

Roman emperor ad 14–37. The adopted successor of his stepfather and father-in-law Augustus, he became increasingly tyrannical and his reign was marked by a growing number of treason trials and executions. In 26 he retired to Capri, never returning to Rome.

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