Also the age of Roman literature roughly spanning the years 0-100 AD.
During this time, Suetonius (69-135 AD) compiled his history books on the lives of the emperors, Tacitus (56-116) compiled his famous Histories and Pliny the Younger (61-114) published his letters. In the field of philosophy, Seneca (4BC - 65AD), a follower of the stoic doctrine, was foremost. Petronius wrote a satirical novel. Martial (40-104) was famous for his epigrams. Juvenal (55-128) wrote about slices of life.
Emperors of the Silver Age
Julio-Claudians: Tiberius to Nero
14-37 AD: Tiberius, Augustus' stepson. A good leader.
37-41: Caligula. Killed by the Praetorian Guard, which almost tells you everything you need to know about him.
41-54: Claudius. A scholar known for annexing Britain.
54-68: Nero. A megolomaniac remembered for fiddling around while his home burned. Or something.
69: 'Year of the Four Emperors'. Civil War
69-79: Vespasian. A capable administrator who brought about peace.
79-81: Titus. Destroyed the Temple in Jerusalem.
81-96: Domitian. During his reign there was literary silence. He was a tyrannical leader, but was assassinated. (Hooray!)