A statue of the emperor Hadrian.
(L. name Publius Aelius Hadrianus) 76-138; Rom. emperor (117-138)
Originally Publius Aelius Hadrianus. AD 76–138.
Emperor of Rome (117–138) who sought to end distinctions between Rome and the Roman provinces. During his visit to Britain (122), he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall.