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Description - Livia by Anthony A. Barrett

Livia, wife of the first Roman emperor Caesar Augustus and mother of the second, Tiberius, wielded extraordinary power at the centre of Roman politics. In this biography of Livia, the first in English, Anthony Barrett sets aside the portrait of a cunning and sinister schemer to reveal Livia as a complex figure whose enduring political influence helped shape Roman government long after her death.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300102987
ISBN-10: 0300102984
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Anthony A. Barrett

Anthony A. Barrett, professor of classics at the University of British Columbia, is also the author of Caligula: The Corruption of Power and Agrippina: Sex, Power, and Politics in the Early Empire, both published by Yale University Press in the U.S. only.

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