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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To Tacitus and later writers a sinister feature of Tiberius' reign was the increase in
the number of treason-trials and of the informers [delatores) who were ready to
bring charges of treason against prominent men in the hope of reward, since, ...
Tacitus. Since this great historian lived after the period covered by this volume
and therefore his work is not described elsewhere, short reference may be made
to him here at a point where his Annals begin to have relevance. Cornelius
D. C. A. Shotter, Historia, 1968, 1 94 ff ., discusses Tacitus' account of
Germanicus' career under Tiberius. On Tacitus' portrait of Germanicus see now S.
Borzsat, Latomus, 1969, 588 ff. On Piso see D. C. A. Shotter, Historia, 1974, 229 ff
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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