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Roman emperors

Grant, Michael

Roman emperors

a biographical guide to the rulers of Imperial Rome, 31 BC-AD 476

by Grant, Michael

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emperors -- Rome -- Biography.,
  • Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMichael Grant.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG274
    The Physical Object
    Pagination367 p. :
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17912081M
    ISBN 100297785559
    LC Control Number84044153

      The Roman empire is a fascinating period in history. We mostly read about the “famous times” of Caesar, Antony, and Octavian (later Augustus), but not much about the long reign of emperors, starting with Octavian in 27 BC, all the way close to AD. End of the Roman Empire The two halves of the Roman Empire ended at different times. The Western Roman Empire ended in AD when the last Roman Emperor, Romulus Augustus, was defeated by the German, Odoacer. The Eastern Roman Empire ended with the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Empire in AD. Take a ten question quiz about this page.

    Caligula: most notorious of the Roman Emperors, who married his own sister, installed a horse in the Roman Senate, turned his palace into a brothel, tortured and killed innocent citizens on a whim, and committed countless other acts of madness, cruelty and -winning writers Stephen Barber and Jeremy Reed document in full the atrocities of Caligula and also the other mad Emperors /5(2). An emperor or grand king (from Latin: imperator, via Old French: empereor) is a monarch, and usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. Empress or grand queen, the female equivalent, may indicate an emperor's wife (empress consort), mother (empress dowager), or a woman who rules in her own right (empress regnant).Emperors are generally recognized to be of a.

    Kerrigan, Michael. Dark History of the Roman Emperors What a ghastly crew of robbers, schemers and perverts! Hitler was an angel by comparison. This is a well-illustrated and attractively packaged account of the major Roman emperors from Julius Caesar to the Fall of Rome.   Well written, The Roman Emperor Aurelian, one of a series on the Roman Emperors from Pen & Sword/Casemate, offers the lay reader an excellent picture of the Crisis of the Third Century and the life and work of Aurelian, which can be read with profit by those with a more serious interest in thesubject as well. A. A. Nofi Strategy PageBrand: Pen & Sword Books Limited.


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