Roman Emperor Commodus


Roman Emperor #Commodus, Born 161 – Died 192 AD. He was supposing himself as Hercules so he was dressing like Hercules. He was joining to gladiator fights and fighting wild animals.

Before Commodus, Roman emperors were choosing own successors who would rule best the empire. This was called the adoptive inheritance system. But After Commodus It began to pass from the father to the son.

The Period of the 5 good emperor, Pax Romana(Roman Peace) ended with him. Chaos and declining of Empire started.

His bust in Ephesus Museum.

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