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Tiberius by Robin Seager
Book DescriptionRobin Seager has updated his classic biography of Tiberius, which focuses on the Emperor's complex character as the key to understanding his reign. This is the most readable account available of the life of Tiberius, the second Roman emperor. It argues that Tiberius' character provides the key to understanding his reign. It portrays Tiberius as a man whose virtues and beliefs were corrupted by power. It shows how Tiberius' fears of conspiracy and assassination caused him to lose his grasp of reality. It features a new afterword that discusses important new evidence that has come to light on the reign of Tiberius.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405115285
(235mm x 159mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robin Seager
Fall of the Roman Republic, Paperback (February 2006)
Taken from the "Lives", a series of biographies spanning the Graeco-Roman age, this collection describes the twilight of the old Roman Republic from 157-43 BC. Deeply influential on Shakespeare and many other later writers, the works explore corruption, decadence, and the struggle for ultimate power.
Tiberius, Paperback (December 2004)
Presents an account of the life of Tiberius, the second Roman emperor. This title argues that Tiberius' character provides the key to understanding his reign. It portrays Tiberius as a man whose virtues and beliefs were corrupted by power. It shows how Tiberius' fears of conspiracy and assassination caused him to lose his grasp of reality.
Pompey the Great, Paperback (June 2002)» View all books by Robin Seager
Pompey the Great was one of the most important military commanders and politicians in the history of the Roman republic. This biography provides a historical background essential for understanding Pompey's career. It gives readers a look inside the political and military world of ancient Rome and at one of the characters that shaped its destiny.
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Author Biography - Robin Seager
Robin Seager is Reader in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Liverpool. He is the author of Pompey: A Political Biography (1979), Ammianus Marcellinus: Seven Studies in his Language and Thought (1986) and Pompey the Great (Blackwell, 2002).
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