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Twelve Emperors by Suetonius

Vespasian, Chapter 17: His generosity[AD 69-79]
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He [Note 1] was most generous to all classes, making up the requisite estate for senators [This had been increased to 1,200,000 sesterces by Augustus], giving needy ex-consuls an annual stipend of five hundred thousand sesterces, restoring to a better condition many cities throughout the empire which had suffered from earthquakes or fires, and in particular encouraging men of talent and the arts.

Note 1: he = Vespasian

Event: Vespasian emperor