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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In their attempts to rescue Alba, the Romans were less successful. Rutilius was
defeated and killed in the Tolenus valley, and Caepio was destroyed by
Poppaedius Silo; Marius, however, who had managed to retrieve the positions
after these ...
His sympathetic approach to the Spaniards, combined with a skilful exploitation
of their superstitions (he had a white fawn that was alleged to reveal the future),
enabled him to build up a formidable army with which he defeated Fufidius the ...
His invasion of Armenia, however, started well. Reaching the upper Tigris he
advanced to Tigranocerta, defeated Tigranes by skilful tactics in a decisive victory
and captured Tigranocerta (69), though Tigranes himself managed to escape
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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