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 (trā′jən) Originally Marcus Ulpius Trajanus. ad 53-117.
Roman emperor (98-117) whose reign was marked by an extensive building program, establishment of programs for the poor, and the conquest of Dacia.
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(Biography) Latin name Marcus Ulpius Traianus. ?53–117 ad, Roman emperor (98–117). He extended the empire to the east and built many roads, bridges, canals, and towns
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(Marcus Ulpius Nerva Trajanus) A.D. 53?–117, Roman emperor 98–117.
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[ˈtreɪdʒən] NTrajano
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These included the sinking of the cruiser Ulpio Traiano and the freighter Viminale.
Its capital Benevento is a casket of delights: the Traiano's Arch which is perfectly maintained, the Roman Theatre made by Adriano, the mannerist architecture, the hortus conclusus and the Longboard Churches.
In the same Monti district, Enoteca Provinicia Romano (82 Largo del Foro Traiano; 06 6766-2424) serves local fare like roasted pork from Ariccia and chocolate from Trappist monasteries.
The resultant forms will, it is anticipated, create new focal elements that will contribute toward the functional and cultural regeneration of the Traiano district of Naples that has suffered isolation and neglect.
Traiano Boccalini's narration of the Sforza incident also highlights a similar class distinction.
She was to enjoy further successes against the Italians, sinking the cruiser Ulpio Traiano and the freighter SS Viminale.
TRAIANO DELLAS stunned the Czech Republic and sent Greece into the final of Euro 2004 last night with a silver goal.
TRAIANOS DELLAS 7 V ASHLEY WILLIAMS 8 DELLAS was the main rock around which the Greek defence was built, playing at club level for Roma, AEK Athens and Sheffield United.
"There are no words to describe my feelings," a dejected AEK coach Traianos Dellas told reporters.
The Czechs were favourites but Traianos Dellas struck a silver goal to take Greece through.
AEK Athens have decided against promoting youth and instead signed 34-year-old pair Traianos Dellas and Nikos Liberopoulos, while Papa Bouba Diop also joined.