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Emperor of Rome, ruling the ancient Roman world, Mary Beard - hardcover

Summary
The best-selling author of The Fires of Vesuvius presents a comprehensive history of the social and political world of the Roman emperors including Julius Caesar, Nero, Alexander Severus, Caligula, and Marcus Aurelius
Table of contents
The main characters -- Maps -- Welcome -- Prologue: Dinner with Elagabalus -- One-man rule: The basics -- Who's next? The art of succession -- Power dining -- What's in a palace? -- Palace people: The emperor in his court -- On the job -- Time off? -- Emperors abroad -- Face to face -- 'I think I am becoming a God' -- Epilogue: The end of an era -- What's in a name? -- Further reading and places to visit -- List of illustrations -- Timeline
Language
eng
Literary form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
First American edition.
Physical description
xvii, 493 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations (some color), maps, 25 cm
ISBN
9780871404220

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