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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Claudius marries Agrippina 49 Seneca recalled frorr- Corsica and made praetor
and Nero's tutor 50 Claudius adopts Nero as guardian for Britannicus. Agrippa II
rules in Chalcis 5 1 Burrus made Praetorian Prefect. Vespasian consul.
Frightened by the narrowness of his escape Nero became a ruthless tyrant,
employing more spies and the surviving Praetorian Prefect, Tigellinus, to hunt
down all suspects. His victims included the son of Ostorius Scapula, the former
302) 17. sources for nero (a.d. 54-68). The chief literary sources are Tacitus,
Annals xiii-xvi (to a.d. 66 only); Suetonius, Nero (commentaries by B. H.
Warmington (1977) and K. R. Bradley (1978)); Dio Cassius, lxi-lxiii. Documents:
E. M. ...
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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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From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68
Howard Hayes Scullard
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1982