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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The Italians were embittered, the Equites more self- conscious as a political force,
the People had learned something of its powers, a new aspect of the tribunate
was displayed, and above all the weakness of the Senate was revealed.
Finally under the weak protection of Strabo and Octavius, Rome was attacked by
Marius, who reached the Janiculum after seizing Ostia, and by three divisions of
Cinna's forces, led by himself, Q. Sertorius and Cn. Carbo. Strabo died of ...
Mithridates' forces were said to number some 100,000-150,000 men and 400
ships, and he had received help in training them from a former Roman quaestor
sent to him by Sertorius. All this must have appeared to Rome to portend action.
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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