From the Gracchi to Nero: a history of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68, Teil 68
Methuen, 1982 - 500 Seiten
The standard textbook for the central period of Roman history. Covers the decline and fall of the Republic and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate.
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XIV Claudius and Nero I. THE ACCESSION OF CLAUDIUS' In the confusion that
followed the murder of Gaius a soldier of the Praetorian Guard found Claudius
hiding behind a curtain in the palace on the Palatine and rushed him off to the ...
Towards emperor-worship, in reaction against the wild extravagances of Gaius,
Claudius reverted to the sensible attitude of Tiberius. In the famous letter that he
wrote to the Alexandrians in 41 he said that he did not want a high priest or ...
From a.d. 47 Claudius' control over the Senate will have increased. It is often said
that Claudius restored the elections to the Senate, but Dio Cassius (59. 20|
implies that Gaius himself had already done so. On the personal part played by ...
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Over the course of more than a year, I read this excellent Roman history one chunk at a time. It was well worth it. For good reason this is Scullard's most well known work. It is thorough, interesting ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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Books like Scullard are essential for anyone who wants to engage with history. Where do you go after being intrigued by History Channel programs about the "mysteries" of the ancient world? You could ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68
Howard Hayes Scullard
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1982