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101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History: The People, Places, Culture, and Tradition of the Emerald Isle by Ryan Hackney
Actors in the Audience: Theatricality and Doublespeak from Nero to Hadrian (Revealing Antiquity) by Shadi Bartsch
Beloved and God: The Story of Hadrian and Antinous by Royston Lambert
Caressed by Night (Rulers of Darkness) by Amanda J. Greene
Christianity's Social Record by Joseph McCabe
Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome by Chris Scarre
The Classical World by Editors of Archaeology
Cohortes Equitate from Augustus to Hadrian by Paul Holder
Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum: Volume I Augustus to Vitellius by Harold Mattingly
Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum: Volume III Nerva to Hadrian with an Intro and 102 Plates by Harold Mattingly
The Curse of the Kings by Victoria Holt
Daughter of the Sea by Mira Zamin
A day in old Rome; a picture of Roman life by William Stearns Davis
Drusilla;: A novel of the Emperor Hadrian by Sulamith Ish-Kishor
The Emperor Hadrian by Thorsten Opper
Empire by Steven Saylor
Following Hadrian: A Second-Century Journey through the Roman Empire by Elizabeth Speller
Guide avec reconstructions de Villa Adriana et Villa d'Este by Chiara Morselli
Hadrian by Perown
Hadrian by Joel Schmidt
Hadrian by Stewart Perowne
Hadrian and the City of Rome by Mary T. Boatwright
Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome by Anthony Everitt
Hadrian's Empire: When Rome Ruled the World by Danny Danziger
Hadrian's Villa and Its Legacy by William L. MacDonald
Hadrian's Wall by David J. Breeze
Hadrian's Wall from the Air by G. D. B. Jones
Hadrian: Empire and Conflict by Thorsten Opper
Hadrian: The Restless Emperor by Anthony Birley
Heroes in Hell by Janet Morris
Historia Augusta, Volume I (Loeb Classical Library) by David Magie
History of Ancient Civilization Volume II The Roman World by Albert A. Trever
The history of the library in Western civilization by K. Staikos
Holiday with a Vampire (Christmas Cravings / Fate Calls) by Maureen Child
How the Bible Became Holy by Michael L. Satlow
Jewish War under Trajan and Hadrian by William Horbury
The Jews of Egypt: From Rameses II to Emperor Hadrian by Joseph Meleze Modrzejewski
A Literary History of Rome in the Silver Age by J. Wight Duff
Lives of the later Caesars : the first part of the Augustan history : with newly compiled Lives of Nerva and Trajan by Anonymous
Magnificent Hadrian : a biography of Hadrian, emperor of Rome by Sulamith Ish-Kishor
La Maitresse de guerre by Gabriel Katz
Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
The Northern Frontier in Britain from Hadrian to Honorius : Literary and Epigraphic Sources by J. C. Mann
The Roman Army from Hadrian to Constantine by Michael Simkins
The Roman Army: A Social and Institutional History by Pat Southern
Roman Empire: A complete history of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, chronicling the story of thr most important and influential civilization the world has ever known by Nigel Rodgers
The Roman Empire: Augustus to Hadrian by Robert K. Sherk
The Roman Imperial Coinage Volume 2: Vespian to Hadrian by Harold Mattingly
The Romans 850 B.C.- 337 A.D. by Donald R. Dudley
Semper Fidelis by Ruth Downie
Tacitus by Ronald Syme
Villa Adriana by Benedetta Adembri
The Villa D'Este at Tivoli by David Dernie
The Water Thief by Ben Pastor
Word to Caesar by Geoffrey Trease

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Hadrian (Latin: Publius Aelius Traianus Hadrianus Augustus  24 January, 76 AD – 10 July, 138 AD), was Roman Emperor from 117 to 138, succeeding Trajan. He re-built the Pantheon and constructed the Temple of Venus and Roma. He is also known for building Hadrian's Wall, which marked the northern limit of Roman Britain. In addition to being emperor, Hadrian was a humanist and was philhellene in most of his tastes. He was the third of the Five Good Emperors.  His wife was Vibia Sabina.  

In 138, Hadrian resolved to adopt Antoninus Pius if he would in turn adopt Marcus Aurelius and Aelius' son Lucius Verus as his own eventual successors. Antoninus agreed, and soon afterward Hadrian died at Baiae.

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