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>Are there any roman emperors whose names are easy to remember?!
Nero’s definitely comes out on top among all roman emperors, but this emperor is a close contestant.
A well learned, poetic emperor who was also a great speaker.
He became an emperor along with his older brother.
It might be cute to give him a mushroom eyepatch too.
For some reason, in an overseas website teaching people Japanese, an image of a mushroom is used to introduce Numerian. All the other emperors have images of marble busts but only Numerian’s is a mushroom.
At the other end of the spectrum, the more difficult names to remember are the two emperors Decimus Caelius Calvinus Balbinus Pius Augustus and Marcus Clodius Pupienus Maximus Augustus.
In any case, while they were working as emperors alongside each other, all they did was fight.
They were on such bad terms with each other that every time they met they wouldn’t stop fighting.
And because Balbinus, a cultured and charming emperor, was so widely admired, Pupienus who was dull and always complaining was treated badly by history, despite having worked much harder than his counterpart, and those who recorded history were like “Balbinus is so cool! Balbinus is so well loved! Pupienus? What did he do again? Oh right, he went on a battlefield and came back.”
Translation: don_amoeba, kurukurumaki
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