The Sons of Caesar
Imperial Rome's First Dynasty
By (author) Philip Matyszak
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Sons of Caesar by Philip Matyszak
Book DescriptionThe Sons of Caesar is the story of one of the most colourful dynasties in history, from Caesars rise to power in the first century BC to Neros death in AD 68. It reviews the long history of the Julian and Claudian families in the Republic and the social and political background of Rome, but at the heart of this account are the lives of six men Julius Caesar, Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero men who mastered Rome, and changed it from a democracy to a personal possession. Set against a background of foreign wars and domestic intrigue, the story of Romes greatest dynasty is also the story of the birth of an imperial system which shaped the Europe of today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500251287
(234mm x 156mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Philip Matyszak
Dr Philip Matyszak is the author of numerous books on ancient Rome, including Chronicle of the Roman Republic and The Enemies of Rome, both published by Thames & Hudson.
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