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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the Roman emperors Flavius Vespasian and his sons Titus and Domitian, who reigned a. d. 69–96: as, the Flavian age; the Flavian amphitheater.
  • noun One of the three Roman emperors of the dynasty of (Flavius) Vespasian.

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  • adjective of or pertaining to the Flavian Dynasty, between the years 69 and 96 AD
  • noun Someone who lived during the Flavian Dynasty.

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Examples

  • Also known as the Flavian Amphitheater, this site is the largest of the coliseums built by the Romans around 70 AD.

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  • Thus in building the Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheater, Vespasian gave back to the people of Rome what Nero had taken from them.

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  • Their research people scoured reference books for historical remote locations like the Colosseum - correctly called the Flavian Amphitheater, one careful back-room type discovered - where people waxed rhapsodic on the Roman substitute for NFL football: combat, to the death, man against man, man against beast, beast against Christian, and various other permutations thereof.

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  • He called Flavian, the deacon, and gave him authority over the other twenty-three disciples during his absence; and then, clad only in

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  • As for the Great Jewish Revolt, surely it was great in large measure because it served Flavian purposes to portray it as such.

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  • As for the Great Jewish Revolt, surely it was great in large measure because it served Flavian purposes to portray it as such.

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  • But instead of following the masses, take a detour up to Palatine Hill, which is not only jam-packed with history the Imperial Palace, the house of Livia and Augustus, the Flavian Palace, but also has an unrivaled view of Circus Maximus and the Coliseum itself.

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  • Covers the Year of Four Emperors following the downfall of Nero, the rise of Vespasian, and the rule of the Flavian Dynasty (69 – 96) up to the death of Domitian.

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  • But instead of following the masses, take a detour up to Palatine Hill, which is not only jam-packed with history the Imperial Palace, the house of Livia and Augustus, the Flavian Palace, but also has an unrivaled view of Circus Maximus and the Coliseum itself.

    Laura Dave: Checking Out

  • Covers the Year of Four Emperors following the downfall of Nero, the rise of Vespasian, and the rule of the Flavian Dynasty (69 – 96) up to the death of Domitian.

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