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Emperor of Rome and founder of the Flavian dynasty who consolidated Roman rule in Germany and Britain and reformed the army and brought prosperity to the empire

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Back in Ancient Rome, urine was in such high demand in laundries that the Emperor Vespasian taxed it.
Adam Weetman, 20, of Vespasian Street, South Shields.
The Umayyad caliph Abd al-Malik had just defeated a usurper from Mecca when he began building on the site of Herod's Temple, which had been destroyed by Vespasian in 70 AD.
Hot Cross Drums Hare & Hounds Tonight - PS5 Drumbounce and Dubstretch Fitness present a Drum & Bass Party that will include sets from DJs Mark Smallman, Vespasian Smith, Dave Bateman and Daniel Kuda Pearce.
622, though a ruined remnant of a once-larger manuscript, offers a rich site in which to study late-medieval reactions to two Middle English romances, Kyng Alisaunder and Titus and Vespasian. (1) In contrast to the other surviving manuscripts of Kyng Alisaunder, which include multiple romances, Laud Misc.
With names such as Ophidian, Vespasian and Pequod, they set the stage for understanding a certain type of striving.
The eyecatching booking of Barry Geraghty makes Tony Martin-trained Artful Artist the likely favourite, but Swantykay from the in-form Gordon Elliott yard and lightly weighted sixyear-old Oscar Vespasian will also have plenty of supporters.
The origins of Amesbury have been discovered as a result of carbon dating bones of aurochs - twice the size of bulls, wild boar and red deer - following a dig at Vespasian's Camp, Blick Mead, a mile-and-a-half from Stonehenge.
The aim of this study is to synchronically analyze the nouns which appear in the Vespasian Psalter and to construct a model for these nouns, which would be based on the visible inflectional markers--the inflectional ending.
Vespasian, 1960, Untitled, 1962, and Untitled (January 12) all feature motifs repeated along a horizontal or vertical axis, and what is elsewhere singular and pronounced here implies an unending lateral expansion.
CHESTER was founded as a castrum or Roman fort with the name Deva Victrix in the year 79 by the Roman Legio II Adiutrix during the reign of the Emperor Vespasian. Conductor Sir Adrian Boult was born there as were actors Daniel Craig and Hugh Lloyd.
The trainer-jockey combination of Jassim Al Ghazali and Gerald Avranche too won two successive races with Miqdad and Emperor Vespasian. The day began with Miqdad taking the Local Bred Pure Arabian Maiden Plate while Emperor Vespasian pocketed Thoroughbred Maiden Plate.
In between were some of the men most remembered today: Augustus, Tiberius, Gaius Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasian and Titus.
Little did Vespasian know that Nero and the Colosseum would each in their own right become picture postcards of Rome, and that Hollywood would, therefore, decide to pastiche them together in the historical space of the box office.