Lives of the Caesars
Edited by Anthony A. Barrett
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Lives of the Caesars by Anthony A. Barrett
Book DescriptionLives of the Caesars tells the stories of 12 of Rome's most fascinating and influential rulers, uncovering the unique features of their reigns which allowed them to earn their places in history. * A comprehensive and engaging account of the lives of the Caesars, who helped shaped one of the most significant periods in history * Each chapter entertainingly recounts the life and reign of a Roman emperor * Includes notorious leaders such as Nero and Caligula, as well as less famous ones like Diocletian and Vespasian * Includes illustrations, a timeline of Roman history, and a chart of dynasties
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405127547
(244mm x 167mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Anthony A. Barrett
Caligula, Hardback (March 2015)
"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--Title page verso.
Lives of the Caesars, Paperback (May 2008)
Lives of the Caesars is a collection of biographical essays about Rome's most fascinating and influential emperors, from Augustus to Justinian. Written by authoritative experts in an accessible and lively style, this book examines 12 individuals who each placed their own distinctive stamp on one of the most significant periods in European history.
Livia, Paperback (February 2004)» View all books by Anthony A. Barrett
Livia (58 BC-29 AD), the wife of Caesar Augustus and mother of Tiberius, wielded power at the centre of Roman politics for most of her long life. Anthony A. Barrett here examines Livia's life and her role in Roman politics, showing how she achieved influence that was unprecedented for a woman.
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Author Biography - Anthony A. Barrett
Anthony A. Barrett is Emeritus Professor of Classics and Distinguished University Professor at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Barrett has published a number of books and articles on Roman antiquity and is the author of three ancient biographies, on Caligula, Agrippina the Younger, and Livia.
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