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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But Jugurtha also sent to Rome where he had 'friends at court': he had previously
served with some Numidian troops under the command of Scipio Aemi- lianus at
Numantia (134-133), where he had gained the friendship of many Romans.
44] might make her slow to tie up troops in Africa, and she certainly did not go to
war to extend her territory there. Thus many senators may genuinely have felt that
diplomacy was preferable to war, and not all the charges of corruption levelled ...
When Tigranes refused to hand over his father-in-law, Lucullus resolved to
invade Armenia, a policy which might commend itself to him more readily than to
his troops, who were wearying of the long and gruelling campaigns, or to the
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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