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Nerva

(Marcus Cocceius Nerva) (nûr`və), c.A.D. 30–A.D. 98, Roman emperor (A.D. 96–A.D. 98). He had an honorable career as a statesman at Rome, and his reputation was blameless. At the death of DomitianDomitian
(Titus Flavius Domitianus) , A.D. 51–A.D. 96, Roman emperor (A.D. 81–A.D. 96), son of Vespasian. Although intended as the heir to his older brother, Titus, he was given no important posts.
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 he was chosen emperor by the senate in a strong movement toward constitutionalism and senatorial influence and away from hereditary succession. Nerva, a kind, paternal figure, reformed the land laws in favor of the poor, revised taxation, and tolerated the Christians. His greatest achievement was to adopt TrajanTrajan
(Marcus Ulpius Trajanus) , c.A.D. 53–A.D. 117, Roman emperor (A.D. 98–A.D. 117). Born in Spain, he was the first non-Italian to become head of the empire. Trajan served in the East, in Germany, and in Spain. He was adopted in A.D.
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 and name him as successor. This assured an orderly transfer of power when Nerva died after fifteen months in office.

Bibliography

See B. W. Henderson, Five Roman Emperors (1927).

Nerva

full name Marcus Cocceius Nerva. ?30--98 ad, Roman emperor (96--98), who introduced some degree of freedom after the repressive reign of Domitian. He adopted Trajan as his son and successor
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