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(Biography) full name Marcus Cocceius Nerva. ?30–98 ad, Roman emperor (96–98), who introduced some degree of freedom after the repressive reign of Domitian. He adopted Trajan as his son and successor


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Marcus Cocceius, A.D. 32?–98, emperor of Rome 96–98.
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Noun1.Nerva - Emperor of Rome who introduced a degree of freedom after the repressive reign of DomitianNerva - Emperor of Rome who introduced a degree of freedom after the repressive reign of Domitian; adopted Trajan as his successor (30-98)
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In 2012, two pairs bred on offshore Nerva Island (Table 1).
Para Trajano, que ja desempenhara uma carreira militar de sucesso, a identificacao com os soldados foi um dos fatores que pesaram em sua escolha como sucessor de Nerva. Assim, Plinio, ao enfatizar no Panegirico a imagem de vir militaris de Trajano agia em sintonia tanto com a caracteristica do principe quanto com uma necessidade ideolOgica do Principado.
[20.] Payri, F., Pastor, J., Nerva, J., and Garcia-Oliver, J., "Lift-Off Length and KL Extinction Measurements of Biodiesel and Fischer-Tropsch Fuels under Quasi-Steady Diesel Engine Conditions," SAE Int.
It was called the Age of Antonines, of 'the five good emperors' (from Nerva to Marcus Aurelius).
The Nuclear Engine for Rocket Vehicle Application (NERVA) investigated several NTR designs from 1959 to 1973.
In 1935, Renault represented France at the Universal Exposition in Brussels, Belgium, with several passenger cars, including the Celtaquatre, the Nerva Grand Sport, and the Nervastella.
Elsewhere, Nexter Robotics released details of the new functionalities of its Nerva robot family in February 2015.
(47) Thus for example T Flavius Pantaenus, 'priest of the philosophical Muses' could dedicate a library and its collection of books to Athena Polias and the Emperor Caesar Augustus Nerva Traianus Germanicus.48 It does not appear that the story of Paul's confrontation with the philosophers in Athens took place when the city was under any 'red alert', whether one takes this to be the assumed date of the event, or the now generally favoured date of composition of the text of Acts, c.
Junior doctor Harriet Nerva started the Christmas No1 campaign at the end of October after the death of a patient she was looking after.