- Marcus Ulpius Nerva Trajanus, a.d. 53?–117, Roman emperor 98–117.
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At the beginning of the second century, the emperor Trajan actually stipulated that Christians were not to be sought out.The Death of Jesus and the Rise of the Christian Persecution Myth
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The wings contained an example of the justice of the Emperor Trajan.Six Centuries of Painting
So he commanded Martinus and Trajan with a thousand men to go to Taracina.Procopius
Gentleman and friends, glorious descendants of Decebalus and Trajan!Manasseh
There were odea also in Rome; one was built by Domitian, and a second by Trajan.
It was the dress of the common people, as we learn from the sculptures on Trajan's column.
- 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