Nerva

[ nur-vuh ]
/ ˈnɜr və /

noun

Marcus Coc·ce·ius [kok-see-yuh s] /kɒkˈsi yəs/,a.d. 32?–98, emperor of Rome 96–98.

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Nerva
/ (ˈnɜːvə) /

noun

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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