Named Optimus Princeps or the best emperor during his time. Trajan has been remember as one of the best Roman Emperors and he presided over a period of renewed conquest and during his reign the empire would reach it's greatest extent and a true start of the Golden Age of the Roman Empire.
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Historian, T. S. (2020, August 26). Trajan - The Best Emperor #13 (Optimus Princeps) Roman History Documentary Series. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2085/trajan---the-best-emperor-13-optimus-princeps-roma/
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Historian, The SPQR. "Trajan - The Best Emperor #13 (Optimus Princeps) Roman History Documentary Series." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Aug 2020. Web. 20 Sep 2021.