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 triumvirs also secured the recognition of Ptolemy Auletes as king of Egypt ( cf
. p. 1 06 ) in return for a promise of 6000 talents. But in addition to these
somewhat questionable actions Caesar also carried some more statesmanlike ...
Some of his supporters, as Valerius Messala and the poet Horace, surrendered
to the triumvirs; others fled to join Sextus Pompeius or elsewhere; the Republican
cause was irretrievably lost; and Julius Caesar's murder was avenged. If Brutus' ...
In order to secure their future the triumvirs nominated consuls for some years
ahead. Further they followed the example of the First Triumvirate by arranging a
marriage alliance: Antony, whose wife Fulvia had died, married Octavian's sister,
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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