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Emporer Hadrian of Rome By the time Hadrians contributions to his country had succeeded and death was near he was the most hated man in Rome However throughout his reign he was regarded as a noble leader The Roman emperor Hadrian exercised a profound organizational influence on the Greco-Roman world He worked successfully toward the codification of Roman law and the strengthening of imperial border defenses Eadie 8 Emperor Hadrian made many important contributions to Roman culture and he was also known as one of the greatest Roman emperors in history Hadrian was born on January 26 76 ad in Spain In his youth he developed a strong interest in Hellenic culture This earned him his nickname The Greekling For example Hadrian was an admirer of Greek culture and under different circumstances might well have devoted his full time to literature and philosophy rather than politics Eadie 8 Hadrian was well-educated and known throughout Rome as a military man For instance He rose through the ranks as befitting of one of his position in life and became a well-respected general Internet Hadrian 4 Soon after Hadrian was married to a thirteen year old girl named Sabina Thirteen years of age was very young even in Roman terms of marriage Hadrian became emperor in 117ad This occurred when Trajan Hadrians deceased fathers cousin and guardian made Hadrian his successor on his deathbed Certainly Hadrians relationship with the Senate was not a good oneColeman-Norton 674 At the beginning of his reign he put four former consuls to death for conspiracy This created negative personal relations between Hadrian and the Senate however Hadrian generally treated the Senate with the utmost respectColeman-Norton 674 Throughout the years 120-133 he traveled eminsly He visited Britain Spain eastern provinces and even Africa Towns and cities vastly benefited from his journeys Harbor installations roads and bridges were built The size of Athens almost doubled and many new cities
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