Claudius

Claudius (Klaw´dee-uhs; 10 BCE–54 CE)

The fourth Roman emperor; he assumed power following Gaius Caligula’s assassination (41 CE). Though generally conciliatory toward the Jews, he expelled some from Rome because of rioting (Acts 18:3).

Acts 18:3

3and, because he was of the same trade, he stayed with them, and they worked together—by trade they were tentmakers.

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