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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'manders by ties of pergonal interest, made possible the rise of a series of military
dictators who in the end overthrew the Republic: Marius also introduced far-
reaching tactical changes in the army. The legions had normally fought in a ...
His military genius is undisputed: he gave to the guerilla warfare, which he
imposed on his opponents and which the nature of the country demanded, a
leadership and understanding seldom equalled. Self- restrained and humane, ...
In the first place, however, it is clear that Augustus, though not made commander-
in-chief of the armies, did in fact exercise a predominant military power and that
the ultimate sanction of his authority was force, however much the fact was ...
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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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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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From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68
Howard Hayes Scullard
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1982