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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.
(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)
(Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus), A.D. 9–79, Roman emperor 70–79.