The 2nd Century was a time of peace and stability for the Romans. This page outlines the history of the empire, from the expansion of the empire under Trajan's command to the epidemic diseases during 160 AD.
This page discusses the events surrounding the rule of Hadrian, who began his reign in 121 AD.
Roman Spain was conquered in 19 BC. This page outlines how Roman Spain became an important asset for exporting goods to the rest of the empire.
Peace and prosperity of the empire depended on the defense of the frontiers which are guarded by forts, watchtowers, and ramparts. Check out this page for information on why the frontiers were a paramount concern for the Romans in the empire.