This day, on 138 AD, the Emperor Hadrian died in Baiae. He is remembered as a great Emperor. All lawyers will recall his general argument in favour of liberty, as well as his employment of the great jurist Julian to consolidate the Praetor’s edict. In this part of the world he is also remembered for the wall, the meaning which is complex.

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Image: Wikimedia Commons (Following Hadrian)