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Domitian

"Ah, ah, ah, ah, stayin' alive, stayin' alive, ah, ah, ah, ah, stayin' alive, stayin' alive, stayin' aliiiiiiiiiive!"

Titus Flavius Domitianus was born in the year 51 to Vespasian and Flavia Domitila. Domitian was what he was called. In the year 81, he succeeded his brother, who had passed on, as Emperor. In the year 83, he completed his father's unfinished occupation of the Gallic region between the Rhine and Danube. In 85, he was forced to return to Rome. In the year 89, he was given a Triumph, and that same year, there was a military revolt led by Lucius Antonius Saturnius. In Judea, Domitian continued a policy that his father had begun of tracking down and killing any Jew who claimed lineage to King David. However, his niece and cousin were subject to this persecution, and, in order to keep his word, his cousin was executed and his niece, banished. In the year 96, Domitian was assassinated.