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Empire, 27 B.C. - 476 A.D.

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  • Augustusby Anthony Everitt

    Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 18.00

    He found Rome made of clay and left it made of marble. As Rome?s first emperor, Augustus transformed the unruly Republic into the greatest empire the world had ever seen. His consolidation and expansion of Roman power two thousand years ago laid the foundations, for all of Western history to follow. Yet, despite Augustus?s accomplishments, very few... more...

  • Augustusby Heinrich Schlange-Schöningen; Kai Brodersen

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 171.66

    Oktavian, der Adoptivsohn Caesars, hat eine der eindrucksvollsten Karrieren der antiken Geschichte gemacht. Er setzte sich gegen mächtige Konkurrenten wie Marcus Antonius und Lepidus durch und konnte nach Beendigung der Bürgerkriege und dem Sieg über Marcus Antonius und Kleopatra seine Alleinherrschaft in Form des Prinzipats stabilisieren. So wurde... more...

  • Augustus und seine Zeitby Werner Eck

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 7.40

    Am Tag, an dem Augustus bestattet wurde, kamen alle öffentlichen und privaten Geschäfte zum Stillstand. Ganz Rom und Hunderttausende von Menschen aus ganz Italien beteiligten sich an den Trauerfeierlichkeiten. Die Leiche wurde auf einem Prunkbett auf den Scheiterhaufen gesetzt. Darüber ruhte, für alle sichtbar, ein aus Wachs gefertigtes Abbild des... more...

  • Caesar und das Problem der Monarchie in Romby Mischa Meier

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 22.71

    Die römische Republik war zur Zeit Caesars am Ende ? dieser Eindruck jedenfalls ergibt sich, wenn man sie unter strukturellen Gesichtspunkten analysiert; andererseits aber suggeriert der Quellenbefund auf den ersten Blick das Gegenteil. Die deutschsprachige Forschung der letzten Jahrzehnte hat versucht, dieses Dilemma dadurch zu überwinden, dass der... more...

  • Caesars' Wivesby Annelise Freisenbruch

    Atria Books 2010; US$ 17.00

    In scandals and power struggles obscured by time and legend, the wives, mistresses, mothers, sisters, and daughters of the Caesars have been popularly characterized as heartless murderers, shameless adulteresses, and conniving politicians in the high dramas of the Roman court. Yet little has been known about who they really were and their true roles... more...

  • Collapse and Recovery of the Roman Empireby Michael Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Collapse and Recovery of the Roman Empire presents a study of third century Rome, which is lavishly illustrated and a lucid read, typical of Michael Grant's inimitable style. In Collapse and Recovery of the Roman Empire , Michael Grant asserts that the fact that the Roman empire of the third century AD did not collapse is one of the miracles of... more...

  • A Companion to Marcus Aureliusby Marcel van Ackeren

    Wiley 2012; US$ 221.95

    A Companion to Marcus Aurelius presents the first comprehensive collection of essays to explore all essential facets relating to contemporary Marcus Aurelius studies. • First collection of its kind to commission new state-of-the-art scholarship on Marcus Aurelius • Features readings that cover all aspects of Marcus Aurelius,... more...

  • Constantine the Greatby G. P. Baker

    Cooper Square Press 2001; US$ 17.99

    Revered historian Baker, the author of books on Augustus, Tiberius, and Hannibal, tells the story of Constantine, the first Christian ruler of the Roman empire. more...

  • Constructing Autocracyby Matthew B. Roller

    Princeton University Press 2001; US$ 29.95

    Rome's transition from a republican system of government to an imperial regime comprised more than a century of civil upheaval and rapid institutional change. Yet the establishment of a ruling dynasty, centered around a single leader, came as a cultural and political shock to Rome?s aristocracy, who had shared power in the previous political order.... more...

  • Contested Monarchy: Integrating the Roman Empire in the Fourth Century ADby Johannes Wienand

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 104.99

    Contested Monarchy reappraises the wide-ranging and lasting transformation of the Roman monarchy between the Principate and Late Antiquity. The book takes as its focus the century from Diocletian to Theodosius I (284-395), a period during which the stability of monarchical rule depended heavily on the emperor's mobility, on collegial or dynastic... more...