Author(s) : Patsiadou Lila (10/9/2001)Translation : Kalogeropoulou Georgia , Karioris Panagiotis
For citation: Patsiadou Lila, "Caligula",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=8555>
Roman emperor who ruled from 37 to 41 AD. His reign has been negatively assessed. He is connected to Asia Minor mainly through the imperial cult practiced by the Greek cities to honour him. Moreover, his policy towards the minor kingdoms of the eastern Roman frontier is highly controversial.
Date and Place of Death
Date and Place of Birth
12 AD, Antium Italy
Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus
2. The Imperial Cult in the East
3. Personality: evaluation by his contemporaries and modern research
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