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The Complete Roman Emperor: Imperial Life at Court and on Campaign
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Michael Sommer
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The Complete Roman Emperor: Imperial Life at Court and on Campaign

Michael Sommer


9780500251676

Thames & Hudson


History;
Classical history & classical civilisation


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208 pages

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From Augustus to Romulus Augustulus, this comprehensive volume reveals how the Roman Emperors ran the empire in peace and war, in public and behind the scenes. Seven thematic chapters range from the foundation of the empire and the different paths to power, to imperial building projects in Rome and Constantinople and the emperors on campaign. The text is vivid and accessible; it includes 10 special features boxes, along with maps, diagrams, tables of useful information, and more than 80 quotations from ancient commentators.

By:   Michael Sommer
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 192mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   1.010kg
ISBN:   9780500251676
ISBN 10:   0500251673
Pages:   208
Publication Date:   November 2010
Audience:   College/higher education ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Introduction * 1. The Story of an Empire * 2. Augustus and the Transition to Empire 3. Becoming Emperor * 4. Being Emperor * 5. Emperors on Campaign * 6. Rome and Constantinople * 7. Decline and Fall in the West


'There can be few better guides in one volume than this' - Contemporary Review

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