Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Caesar

  • Claudius: the Caesar never meant to be emperor

    Abigail Cline Appler Augusta, Georgia, United States   Detail from the painting A Roman Emperor 41AD by Lawrence Alma-Tadema [Public Domain], via Wikimedia Commons Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (10 BCE- 54 AD) was Roman emperor from AD 41 to 54. During his reign, he completed the Roman conquest of Britain, expanded construction projects across…