Roman Empire

History of the Roman empire, it's emperors and other people, culture, and events

Helena, mother of emperor Constatine, biography

Empress Helena, pioneered legalization of Christianity in the Roman empire, visited and restored holy places in Jerusalem, had a city named after her, and gold medals carved with her effigy (sculpture

Emperor Justinian

Justinian the Great: a story of a peasant boy who became one of the greatest Roman emperors, during the Middle Ages

Emperor Nero: when absolute power leads to ruthless tyranny

Story of Nero, one of Roman Empire's most ruthless emperors.