One of the greatest--and most enigmatic--Roman emperors, Hadrian
stabilized the imperial borders, established peace throughout the
empire, patronized the arts, and built an architectural legacy that
lasts to this day: the great villa at Tivoli, the domed wonder of
the Pantheon, and the eponymous wall that stretches across Britain.
Yet the story of his reign is also a tale of intrigue, domestic
discord, and murder.
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