Definitions for "Claudius"
Keywords:  emperor, julio, claudian, nero, empire
Fourth emperor in the Julio - Claudian line.
Roman Emperor after his nephew Caligula was murdered; consolidated the Empire and conquered southern Britain; was poisoned by his fourth wife Agrippina after her son Nero was named as Claudius' heir (10 BC to AD 54)
Roman emperor 41-54. Seriously hampered by ill-health, he turned more to scholarship than empire-building, although Britain was annexed into the Empire during his reign.