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Ves·pa·sian

 (vĕs-pā′zhən, -zhē-ən) Originally Titus Flavius Vespasianus. ad 9-79.
Emperor of Rome (69-79) who brought prosperity to the empire, reformed the army, was a patron of the arts, and began the building of the Colosseum.

Vespasian

(vɛsˈpeɪʒɪən)
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(Biography) Latin name Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus. 9–79 ad, Roman emperor (69–79), who consolidated Roman rule, esp in Britain and Germany. He began the building of the Colosseum

Ves•pa•sian

(vɛˈspeɪ ʒən, -ʒi ən)

n.
(Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus), A.D. 9–79, Roman emperor 70–79.
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Noun1.Vespasian - Emperor of Rome and founder of the Flavian dynasty who consolidated Roman rule in Germany and Britain and reformed the army and brought prosperity to the empireVespasian - Emperor of Rome and founder of the Flavian dynasty who consolidated Roman rule in Germany and Britain and reformed the army and brought prosperity to the empire; began the construction of the Colosseum (9-79)
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The Roman Emperor Vespasian slapped a tax on urine, and no, I'm not taking the Michael.
In turning Nero's lake over to use as an amphitheatre, the emperor Vespasian won the popularity of the Roman crowd - at least for a while.
According to Kenney, inscriptions on a Native American clay ball artifact from Ohio (which he named "The Thunderball"), suggest that the Roman Emperor Vespasian and the Roman General Cerialis planned the expedition in secret upon the defeat of Batavian rebel leader Civilis in 70 AD.
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Wonder what Emperor Vespasian would have thought of that when he began building the famous landmark in AD70?
Wonder what Emperor Vespasian would have thought of that, when he began building the famous landmark in AD70?
Prime Minister Mario Monti gave the sculpted head of Domitilla Minor, the daughter of Roman emperor Vespasian, to Libyan authorities during his trip to Tripoli on Saturday.
Nablus is the Arabic version of Neapolis, the town founded by the Emperor Vespasian some 1940 years ago, after he destroyed the nearby Jewish town of Sichem or Shechem.
Its construction started in 72AD under the emperor Vespasian and was completed in 80AD.
The word gets its name from the first-century emperor Vespasian, who levied a tax on urine, which was used for tanning leather.
56) As Millar observes, (57) Pliny had imbibed the message and already contrasted Flavian public-mindedness with Neronian self-gratification, specifically referring to the Templum Pacis within two years of the dedication of the monument: 'among the list of works I have referred to, all the most celebrated have now been dedicated by the emperor Vespasian in the Temple of Peace and his other public buildings; they had been looted by Nero, who conveyed them all to Rome and arranged them in the sitting-rooms of his Golden Mansion.