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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A young noble, P. Clodius Pulcher, disguised as a woman, had penetrated into
the festival of Bona Dea, which it was sacrilege for men to see; it was held in the
house of the praetor urbanus, Caesar, with whose wife Clodius was alleged to be
He chose the young patrician, P. Clodius, who by a process known as transitio ad
plebem became a plebeian in order to stand for the tribunate of the plebs. Caesar
would find him useful for checking the Optimates, and also for keeping an eye ...
If Clodius in proposing Cato's appointment had any hope that Cato might have
lined his own pocket in the process and thus exposed himself to prosecution on
his return, he was disappointed.21 Another departure from Rome was that of ...
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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