2 edition of From Augustus to Nero found in the catalog.
April 17, 2006
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
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Bestselling classical historian Barry Strauss delivers “an exceptionally accessible history of the Roman Empire much of Ten Caesars reads like a script for Game of Thrones” (The Wall Street Journal)—a summation of three and a half centuries of the Roman Empire as seen through the lives of ten of the most important emperors, from Augustus to Constantine. Book Five: Claudius (later deified) Book Five: I His Father, Drusus the Elder. Drusus the Elder, Claudius Caesar’s father, who was first named Decimus and later Nero, was born (in 38BC) to Livia, less than three months after she wedded pregnancy at the time of the marriage led to suspicions that Drusus was the result of his stepfather’s adultery with her.
DOI link for Nero Caesar Augustus. Nero Caesar Augustus book. Emperor of Rome. Nero Caesar Augustus. DOI link for Nero Caesar Augustus. Nero Caesar Augustus book. Emperor of Rome. By David Shotter. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 3 June Pub. location London. Imprint by: 2. Augustus was the first Roman emperor. As a young man he was known as Octavian. When Julius Caesar was assassinated, Octavian led his armies to victory in the battle for power over Rome. He proclaimed himself “First Citizen” and took the name Augustus. A brilliant politician, Octavian knew that the Roman people hated the idea of kings and.
"The Emperor Nero is a guidebook to literary and primary sources on early imperial Rome that specifically relate to Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus ( CE), the final Julio-Claudian emperor. Classicists Barrett, Fantham, and Yardley divide the book into topical chapters covering subjects ranging from Nero's rise to power and foreign. Read "Nero Caesar Augustus Emperor of Rome" by David Shotter available from Rakuten Kobo. Propelled to power by the age of 17 by an ambitious mother, self-indulgent to the point of criminality, inadequate, para 5/5.
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Nero Caesar Augustus: Emperor of Rome Paperback – Aug by David Shotter (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: 2. Nero Caesar Augustus book.
Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Propelled to power by the age of 17 by an ambitious mother, sel /5(2). This book offers a solid background introduction to the Roman Principate and the Empire, and to the Julio-Claudian family, giving the reader a good feed into who, and what, made Nero as he was, and how it all went so badly wrong/5(3).
Augustus and Nero book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the story of the first and last emperors of an illustrious line—. Augustus to Nero, first published From Augustus to Nero bookcontains numerous texts not only for students of traditional political history, but also of those interested in social and economic history.
An introductory essay establishes a broad methodological. Read this book on Questia. Propelled to power by the age of 17 by an ambitious mother, self-indulgent to the point of criminality, inadequate, paranoid and the perpetrator of heinous crimes including matricide and fratricide, and deposed and killed by 31, Nero is one of Rome's most infamous Emperors.
Book Description: The reigns of the Julio-Claudian emperors, from Augustus to Nero, were characterised by murder, mayhem and debauchery. This book presents a narrative of the reigns of the first five Roman emperors, as chronicled by Tacitus, Suetonius and Seneca. It is the first sourcebook to provide simplified Latin prose aimed at students who Price Range: $ - $ Additional Physical Format: Online version: Charles-Picard, Gilbert.
Augustus and Nero. New York, T.Y. Crowell Co.  (OCoLC) Named Person. One of the most despicable manifestations of human flesh ever to disgrace this planet was Nero Claudius Caesar.
Born in A.D. 37, Nero was educated at the feet of the philosopher Seneca (whom he eventually forced to commit suicide). Nero murdered his way to the imperial throne, which he occupied from A.D. De vita Caesarum (Latin; lit. "About the Life of the Caesars"), commonly known as The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus.
The work, written in AD during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, was the most popular work of Suetonius, at that time Hadrian's personal Author: Suetonius. Gliederung Augustus Leben und Werdegang: Abtsammung und Geburt Kindheit und Jugendzeit Politischer Werdegang Sicherung der Macht und der Prinizipat Augustus Neros Leben und Werdegang: Abstammung und Geburt Kindheit und Jugendzeit Politischer Werdegang Regieren und.
Book Six: IV Nero’s Grandfather Gnaeus was the father of that Lucius Domitius who later became well-known as Augustus ’s executor, and was named in his will as the (symbolic) purchaser of his household goods and other assets.
"The dramatic rise and long rule of Caesar Augustus is the subject of Adrian Goldsworthy’s substantial new biography, Augustus: First Emperor of Rome.
The book is a fascinating study of political life in ancient Rome, and the parallels with our own political system are numerous and : Yale University Press. Propelled to power by the age of 17 by an ambitious mother, self-indulgent to the point of criminality, inadequate, paranoid and the perpetrator of heinous crimes including matricide and fratricide, and deposed and killed by 31, Nero is one of Rome’s most infamous Emperors.
Nero Claudius Caesar ( A.D.) was one of Rome’s most infamous emperors, who ruled from 54 A.D. until his death by suicide 14 years later. Emperor Nero is best known for his debauchery.
Nero (Nero Claudius Caesar) (nēr´ō), AD 37–AD 68, Roman emperor (AD 54–AD 68).He was originally named Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus and was the son of Cnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus (consul in AD 32) and of Agrippina the Younger, who was the great-granddaughter of ina married (AD 49) Claudius I and persuaded him to adopt Nero.
In AD 55. Nero entered on his third consulship with Valerius Messala, whose great-grandfather, the orator Corvinus, was still remembered by a few old men, as having been the colleague of the Divine Augustus, Nero's great-grandfather, in the same office. His new book "Ten Caesers: Nero and Donald Trump would agree that politics is showbiz.
Augustus is coming to power at the end of a period of civil wars and the great emphasis that he puts. In this dazzling portrait of Rome’s first imperial dynasty, Tom Holland traces the astonishing century-long story of the rise and fall of the Julio-Claudians—Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero.
Capturing both the brilliant allure of their rule and the blood-steeped. Get this from a library. Nero Caesar Augustus: emperor of Rome. [D C A Shotter] -- "David Shotter looks at the source material - literary, historical and material - on which our judgements of Nero have been based and discusses the reliability of the ancient accounts of his reign in.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(5). The Bizarre Lives of Rome’s Emperors. breathtaking — although as Barry Strauss shows in his engaging new book, “Ten Caesars,” they were.
Nero, it is claimed, committed incest with his.