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  • Res Publica Constitutaby Carsten Hjort Lange

    BRILL 2009; US$ 136.00

    The years surrounding the decisive battle of Actium in 31 BC, and the various measures undertaken by the victor Augustus to create and legitimate a new system of government in Rome are among the most. discussed aspects of Roman history. This book re-evaluates Augustus'rise to power, first as triumvir along with Antonius and Lepidus, and then as... more...

  • Remembering the Roman Peopleby T. P. Wiseman

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99

    In the Roman republic, only the People could pass laws, only the People could elect politicians to office, and the very word republica meant 'the People's business'. So why is it always assumed that the republic was an oligarchy? The main reason is that most of what we know about it we know from Cicero, a great man and a great writer, but... more...

  • The Dawn of the Roman Empireby J. C. Yardley; Waldemar Heckel

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 8.99

    With a single announcement from a herald, all the cities of Greece and Asia had been set free; only an intrepid soul could formulate such an ambitious project, only phenomenal valour and fortune bring it to fruition. (Livy, 33. 33) Thus Livy describes the reaction to the Romancommander T.Q. Flamininus' proclamation of the freedom of Greece at the... more...

  • The Roman Revolutionby Ronald Syme

    Oxford University Press 1963; US$ 28.99

    The Roman Revolution is a profound and unconventional treatment of a great theme - the fall of the Republic and the decline of freedom in Rome between 60 BC and AD 14, and the rise to power of the greatest of the Roman Emperors, Augustus. The transformation of state and society, the violent transference of power and property, and the establishment... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 98.99

    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...

  • Die Herrschaft des Carus, Carinus und Numerianus als Vorläufer der Tetrarchieby Klaus Altmayer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 85.09

    <P>Am 20. November 284 wurde Diokletian vor den Toren der Stadt Nicomedia zum Kaiser ausgerufen. Dieses Ereignis gilt als die große Zäsur in der Geschichte der römischen Kaiserzeit und als Beginn der Spätantike, da die diokletianischen Reformen das römische Reich grundlegend veränderten. Die nur kurze Zeit regierende Dynastie des Carus (282?283)... more...

  • Cura et tutelaby Alberto Dalla Rosa

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 70.56

    La natura dell'<EM>imperium</EM> di Augusto (27 a.C.?14 d.C.) e i modi della sua estensione sulle province governate da proconsoli indipendenti sono state oggetto di un profondo riesame negli ultimi trent'anni. Il volume riconsidera il problema in maniera globale e giunge a una nuova ricostruzione istituzionale e cronologica delle tappe... more...

  • Nikolaos von Damaskus: Leben des Kaisers Augustusby Jürgen Malitz

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 24.56

    Nikolaos von Damaskus (geb. ca. 64 v.Chr.) war als einflussreicher Diplomat im Dienste des Herodes nicht nur ein Mann der Praxis, sondern auch Verfasser umfangreicher Werke zur Philosophie und einer Universalgeschichte. Etwa im Jahre 20 v.Chr. schrieb er auf der Grundlage der wenige Jahre zuvor publizierten Memoiren des Augustus eine auf Herrscherlob... more...

  • Römische Kaisertabelleby Erik Hornung

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 20.46

    Wer sich mit der Geschichte der römischen Kaiserzeit beschäftigt, kommt an dem Band ?Römische Kaisertabelle? von Dietmar Kienast nicht vorbei. Der große Verdienst dieses Autors ist es ein unverzichtbares Standartwerk geschaffen zu haben, das sowohl Studenten als auch Dozenten als essenzieller Begleiter gilt und in jeder Arbeit zur römischen Kaiserzeit... more...