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epub |eng | 2019-07-29 | Author:Jesper Majbom Madsen

Democracy fails As shown in chapter 1, Dio describes the Late Republic as a time when war and political violence became a fully integrated part of Roman politics. The political ...
( Category: Rome October 14,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Lee Fratantuono [Lee Fratantuono]

Chapter Seven The Evidence of Philo’s In Flaccum The De Legatione ad Gaium that we have just examined closely is generally considered to be rather unhelpful in terms of providing ...
( Category: Rome September 23,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ilkka Syvanne [Ilkka Syvanne]

6.4The War against the Macriani 260/261–262 ²³ The reasons why the Macriani and Ballista rose in revolt are shrouded in mystery. One possible reason could be that Gallienus refused to ...
( Category: Rome September 22,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Paolo de Ruggiero [Paolo de Ruggiero]

“I believe nothing ever happened that was crueller than this barter: trading death for death, they killed those they handed over just like those that they were given, but they ...
( Category: Rome September 22,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-09-19 | Author:Barrett, Anthony A.; Fantham, Elaine; Yardley, John C.

VI THE GREAT FIRE INTRODUCTION The major fire that broke out in Rome in AD 64 marked an important turning point in Nero’s reign and had political repercussions that went ...
( Category: Rome September 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-07-04 | Author:Daisy Dunn [Dunn, Daisy]

Murder, adultery, injustice, and careless disregard for the gods were rife. Near the beginning of the poem, in contrast, Catullus praised the Heroic Age: ‘Heroes, born in the moment most ...
( Category: Rome August 23,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ernst Kantorowicz [Kantorowicz, Ernst]

* The Hebrew scholars of Spain and of Provence with whom Frederick established relations, or whom he even brought to court, contributed rather to the astronomical and philosophical than to ...
( Category: Rome August 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-04-24 | Author:David Potter [Potter, David]

Eastern cults The Romans also had the sense that Graeco-Roman culture was relatively young compared with the ancient cultures of Egypt and Mesopotamia. Tourists – including the emperor Hadrian – ...
( Category: Rome August 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-09 | Author:F S Naiden

Anonymous color drawing of the western bank of the Beas River, 1848. Illustrated London News. in early fall, the army marched back to the place on the Jhelum where they ...
( Category: Rome August 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Barry Strauss [Strauss, Barry]

THE JEWISH WAR Hadrian incited a new, massive Jewish revolt against Rome, lasting from 132 to 135. The proximate cause was probably his decision to refound Jerusalem as a Roman ...
( Category: Rome July 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-02-02 | Author:Julius Caesar [Caesar, Julius]

2 The second crossing of the Rhine (53 B.C.) 9. After marching from the country of the Menapii to that of the Treveri, Caesar determined to cross the Rhine for ...
( Category: Rome June 25,2019 )
epub |eng | 2008-12-09 | Author:Plutarch

26. So for the time being the assembly was adjourned. When the day came for voting on the law, Pompey went quietly out of the city into the country. There ...
( Category: Rome June 21,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-07-15 | Author:Griffin, Miriam;

(Luc 9.980–6, trans. S. H. Braund) Where Achilles had his Homer, and Alexander but the feeble Choerilus, Caesar will now have Lucan. The hero hastens on to Alexandria, pausing only ...
( Category: Rome May 28,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Plutarch

8 BRUTUS [85–42 B.C.] 1. Marcus Brutus was a descendant of that Junius Brutus in whose honour the ancient Romans erected a statue of bronze and placed it in the ...
( Category: Rome May 28,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-04-20 | Author:Paul Stephenson [STEPHENSON, PAUL]

A common vision? It is clear from the passage quoted in full above (p. 183) that Eusebius (VC I.28), and following him the fifth-century Christian historians Sozomen (I.3) and Socrates ...
( Category: Rome May 28,2019 )