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It had displayed the need all emperors were bound to feel for a helper they could
trust ; and it had underlined the ... Among Tiberius ' entourage at Capreae was
Caligula ; and when in AD 37 , at the age of seventy - nine , the emperor died , it ...
The emperor also displayed considerable ability for long - term projects . For
example , the grain supply of the city was organized on a permanent basis , and
the port of Ostia underwent reconstruction to facilitate this traffic . Claudius
The emperor ' s chief counsellor was now Tigellinus , a seedy figure whom he
had made joint prefect of the praetorian guard ; in this capacity he presided over
a revival of the treason law , under which a number of prominent nobles , as in ...
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