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 (tī-bîr′ē-əs) Full name Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus. 42 bc-ad 37.
Emperor of Rome (ad 14-37). Chosen by Augustus as his successor, he generally followed Augustus's policies. He retired in his later years to Capri (26), from where he ordered the assassination of his adviser Sejanus (31).

Ti·be′ri·an (-ən) adj.


(Biography) full name Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar Augustus. 42 bc–37 ad, Roman emperor (14–37 ad). He succeeded his father-in-law Augustus after a brilliant military career. He became increasingly tyrannical


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(Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar) 42 B.C. – A.D. 37, Roman emperor 14–37.
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Livia Augusta, still alive at the time of the play, and there referred to as 'the great Augusta,' was mother of Tiberius and a Drusus (now dead) by a certain Tiberius Claudius Nero (not the Emperor Nero).
Is Tiberius sincere in saying that he meant to spare Silius?
Tiberius in dissimulation; as Tacitus saith of him, Jam Tiberium vires et corpus, non dissimulatio, deserebant.
For my part, I should be sorry to think that there was nothing between Anthony and Cleopatra but an economic situation; and it will require a great deal more evidence than is ever likely to be available, thank God, to persuade me that Tiberius was as blameless a monarch as King George V.
I have often thought it easier to believe than lots of other things, and I have been pretty near believing in it myself since I had my being on that villa of Tiberius.
It was built by Herod Antipas, the murderer of John the Baptist, and named after the Emperor Tiberius.
Judaea now and all the Promised Land, Reduced a province under Roman yoke, Obeys Tiberius, nor is always ruled With temperate sway: oft have they violated The Temple, oft the Law, with foul affronts, Abominations rather, as did once Antiochus.
In spite of Sylla, and after the time of Julius Caesar, Tiberius raised it into the Roman Empire; the system was embodied in one man, and all authority was centered in him, a measure which prolonged the magnificent sway of the Roman for several centuries.
Synopsis: "Averrunci or The Skowrers" is a scholarly study that offers new considerations regarding the first six books of the Annals of Cornelius Tacitus concerning Tiberius Caesar (Genoa, Biblioteca Durazzo, MS.
Averrunci or The Skowrers: Ponderous and New Considerations Upon the First Six Books of the Annuals of Cornelius Tacitus Concerning Tiberius Caesar (Genoa, Biblioteca Durazzo, MS A IV 5)
Levocz chronicles youthful tragedy, the quest for revenge, hard-fought military campaigns, and burgeoning love, as well as the mysterious prophecies that haunt Tiberius Longinus who is noted in Christian legendry as the Roman centurion who speared Jesus of Nazareth on his cross of sorrows.
It said 35 people were treated for rubber bullet injuries and tear gas inhalation after police attacked participants in the funeral of an East Jerusalem resident who drowned in Lake Tiberius on Friday, WAFA reported.