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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CRASSUS AND PARTHIA The Parthian kingdom had been formed by a semi-
nomadic people who moved into the Seleucid satrapy of Parthia in the mid-third
century and gradually extended their rule from the Euphrates to the Indus, from
Antony in fact found that he had two wars to cope with: the Parthians were
invading Syria, and the Parthini (an Illyrian tribe, not to be confused with the
Parthians) were invading Macedonia: he also had to negotiate terms with
Octavian at ...
between Rome and Parthia.9 After his conquest of Egypt, Augustus might have
turned against Parthia in order to avenge the defeats of Crassus and Antony: in
fact public opinion expected that he would. But he judged that the two Empires ...
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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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One of the clearest, most balanced accounting of the Roman Republican period I have read. Scullard was able to summarize the scholarship and give fair treatment to various interpretations without ... 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