[ US /ˈtɹeɪdʒən/ ]
  1. Roman Emperor and adoptive son of Nerva; extended the Roman Empire to the east and conducted an extensive program of building (53-117)
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  • There were odea also in Rome; one was built by Domitian, and a second by Trajan. Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life
  • They also found a "frigidarium" - a cold pool that was part of the baths built into the exclusive complex located just by the Forum constructed by Emperor Trajan. - News
  • In Trajana, the varix is formed by an outer lip that expands and curls over toward the aperture, bringing the external ribbing over onto the apertural face of the varix.
  • Rome which is called the market of Trajan, and then he remembered of the justice and other good deeds of Trajan, and how he had been piteous and debonair, and was much sorrowful that he had been a paynim, and he turned to the church of S. Peter wailing for the horror of the miscreance of Trajan. The Golden Legend, vol. 3
  • Aurelius Victor (in Traj. 348, ed. Artzen) says that Hadrian first received this title on his adoption; but as the adoption of Hadrian is still doubtful, and besides this, as Trajan, on his death-bed, was not likely to have created a new title for his successor, it is more probable that Aelius Verus was the first who was called Caesar when adopted by Hadrian. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Titus, Trajan, Antoninus, and Constantine still live to fame in unperishing records of marble. Rome in the First and Nineteenth Centuries
  • Two 4th-cent. writers ascribe to the later emperor Trajan the view that Nero surpassed all other principes for a quinquennium, apparently referring to the first five years.
  • It is true that war reporting has speeded up since AD 106, the year that Trajan commissioned the column offering a picture chronicle of his Romanian campaign.
  • There have been six coins recovered from the environs of the fort; single denarii of Galba and Trajan, 2 dupondii of Antoninus Pius and 2 copper coins of uncertain minting.
  • On Trajan's column [9] the tuba, the cornu and the buccina are distinguishable. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"
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