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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... provinces around the coast of Asia, from Pontus on the Black Sea in the north
to Syria in the south (apart from the small strip of Lycia). These were Bithynia et
Pontus (i.e. Bithynia extended to embrace the western part of Pontus), Asia,
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 ...
But troops stationed in Syria tended to become slack (p. 249) and Corbulo, a
stern disciplinarian, had first to toughen up his men (a.d. 55): he was given the
chance because Vologeses was embarrassed by a rebel son and by a revolt in ...
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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